Raising Kids is Taking a Toll on My Relationship. What Can I Do?

Pouring energy into your kids can leave your partnership feeling drained. Learn strategies to reconnect, work through conflict, and discuss tricky topics.

30 Min

Let’s be honest, being in a marriage or partnership is hard. And when you’re raising young kids together, maintaining a healthy relationship comes with entirely new challenges. In today’s episode, Dr. Becky answers questions from three parents on how to approach different struggles in relationships: from being a primary caretaker to balancing mental load to navigating clashing parenting styles. She provides actionable strategies on how to care for yourself and communicate with a partner, and reminds every parent that this feels hard because it is hard—not because you’re doing anything wrong.

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