No one knows the "right way" to parent, because there really isn't just one specific set of rules every single parent can (or should) follow. Everyone creates their own instruction manual and commits, and there's no way to tell how your specific brand of parenting will affect your relationship until you're in the thick of it. There are some parenting choices you only make if your marriage is broken, though, and knowing what they are and what they say about a relationship can help any couple stay together through the trials and tribulations of parenthood. After all, marriage and parenthood are both complicated enough without weaving the two together.
I'm sure I've unintentionally made a few parenting decisions that speak volumes when it cones to the state of my marriage, but I always aim to back track and fix whatever error I have made so my husband and I can move forward in a better, healthier way. Having been with my partner for 13 years, our two children (hopefully) know they can come to either one of us about anything. My husband and I try to remain open and communicate honestly, and, for the most part, keep our relationship disagreements at a level our kids may overhear but not feel concerned and/or worried about.
There's been times, though, when I've probably doled out a punishment without speaking to my partner first, or, when working, dismissed a conversation a child tried to start. I'm not perfect, but I try to learn from my mistakes the best I can. With that, here's some parenting decisions that might say bad things about your marriage: