9 ways to raise your child with special needs without ruining your marriage

Having a strong relationship can help parents effectively raise a child who has special needs

A child with special needs

Raising a child with special needs is no walk in the park and is stressful beyond what you imagine. The undivided focus on that child most times will a strain on a marriage and lead to couples splitting.

The truth is, life is not fair and you can't predict the future, but when faced with a big and delicate issue like raising a child who is different from the rest of your children, you have to stop feeling sorry for that child and yourself then do the needful.

Having a strong relationship can help parents effectively raise a child who has special needs.

Dr. Charles & Dr. Elizabeth Schmitz of YourTango lists a few tips on how to make your marriage better while while caring for a special needs child:

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