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TLC for the First Responder Marriage

All relationships take work, but your first responder marriage may make the Jones' look like a coffee-fetching "internship."

by Erin Prater

All relationships take work, but your first responder marriage may make the Jones' look like a coffee-fetching "internship." Judging by their house, Mr. Jones is paid lavishly for doing a whole lot of nothing at his corner office. He's always home by dinner, always home on the weekends and never misses a birthday, anniversary or holiday. The seeming ease of their marriage makes the challenging aspects of yours all the more frustrating.

Below are some tips for easing the sometimes rocky road of a first responder marriage.

Tips for Her

Tips for Him

Tips for Them