Becoming a parent changes your relationship. The time that you used to spend as a couple gets replaced with potty training and household chores – and thanks to those sleepless nights, you might end up more irritable than ever. So a shattered mum shared a rule that gave her and her partner a much-needed break. The anonymous woman told Kidspot that the rule was first introduced to the marriage after her husband took an unscheduled nap while their kids were awake. Hours after a heat-of-the-moment argument, when the kids had gone to bed, her husband suggested they try the ‘3×3 rule’, which was mentioned to him by a friend who’d been to see a marriage councillor. It’s a technique whereby each parent got three hours each throughout the week that was just for them. She explained that those hours can be broken up or taken all at once – but each parent should spend this time completely alone, doing whatever they want. On top of that, they should set aside an additional three hours for time to spend as a couple. That could be a date night, or it could be half an hour each night when the kids go… Read full this story
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