We Have a Child With Severe Autism — Here's How We Keep Our Marriage Strong
Let's face it: no matter how much you love your spouse, it takes work to sustain a marriage. Adding children to the mix means more challenges, expenses, and distractions and less time to focus on each other. Add in a child with severe autism, and your entire world gets turned upside down, potentially turning your marriage into an afterthought or a battleground. My husband and I have had our share of ups and downs, and our 6-year-old son with autism adds many unique challenges to our daily life. Here's how we still manage to keep our marriage strong.