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The Rules of Love, 2nd Edition by Richard Templar

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RULE 47

Your partner is more important than your kids

Here’s a Rule that lots of people come a cropper with. Quite understandably but that’s not the point. These Rules are here for your benefit, and just because you have a good excuse for ignoring them doesn’t mean you won’t still suffer for it. And this is one Rule you really can’t ignore.

When your children are little it’s easy to put them before your partner, especially if you’re the one who spends the most time with them. As they grow older they’re still demanding, goodness knows, and what’s more it’s become habit now to put them first. And then eventually – eventually – they leave home. And what are you left with? A partner who hasn’t been the focus of your life for 20-odd years and who ...

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