Cupid's Pulse Article: Tori Spelling Says Her New Daughter Enhanced Her MarriageCupid's Pulse Article: Tori Spelling Says Her New Daughter Enhanced Her Marriage

Tori Spelling’s brood has grown larger, reports Hattie Margaret, daughter of Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott, greeted the world on October 10th. With the new baby came many surprises.  “[We were] 110 percent sure we were having a boy,” said Spelling.  Despite the surprises, Spelling feels that her new baby has brought her closer to McDermott. “The baby wasn’t planned, but it obviously happened for a reason. Knowing we were bringing a third life into the world just enhanced our relationship. The moment I had her, I looked at Dean and fell in love with him all over again.”

How does having a baby bring you closer together as a couple?

Cupid’s Advice:

There’s no doubt that having a child can be overwhelming, but working together to raise your son or daughter can also be a bonding experience. Here’s why:

1. Challenge: Raising a child comes with obstacles. Tackling the challenges together will strengthen your relationship, especially when you’re successful.

2. New happiness: Children are entertaining, especially when they’re young. Your baby will bring even more happiness to your relationship.

3. Stress: Though rewarding, adjusting to life as a parent is difficult. However, the stress and hardships you encounter as a couple will ultimately strengthen your bond when you triumph over them.

Have you had a child that brought you and your partner closer together? Feel free to leave a comment below.