Building Hedges Around Your Marriage

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Hedges. You probably don't spend much time thinking about them. Bills? Yes. Work? Yes. The kids? Yes. But not hedges. What comes to mind when you think of one, anyway? A hedge fund? A hedgehog? An oddly-shaped row of bushes awkwardly leveled-off at the top, prickly and just about as appealing as a bad haircut?

While a hedge might not be what your property needs, it is what your marriage needs. When we talk about building a hedge in your marriage, we're actually talking about constructing a mutually protective investment that will allow your marriage to flourish like never before.

The series of articles that follows will explore the concept of "hedging" your marriage — what it means, why you should do it, and how to go about it.

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Next in this Series: What Is a Hedge?