More often than not, we share our highlight reel on social media, but we never share about the fight we had with our spouse last night, or how our child was sent to their room for throwing food on the floor. At the end of the day, we need to remember that everyone is struggling. What you see on display looks perfect, but it's far from perfect. Comparing ourselves only create pain and resentment. We need to look to God who can only fill that void.
In a marriage you must make your spouse your #1 priority after Allah (swt.) If you exert all your energy on your children to get love that is easy and safe, but you are burdening them with attention and affection that belongs to your spouse. Some men adore their daughters, and ignore their wife. Some women live through their children, giving crumbs of attention to their husband. Y