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Spousal Support And business makes three, keeping secrets, card games.

By Lynn H. Colwell

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Couples who run homebased businesses together can enjoy bigbenefits, but all marriages pack a potential for problems. Add ahomebased business partnership to the mix, and sparks can fly.Scott Gregory and Shirley Siluk Gregory, co-authors of The HomeTeam: How Couples Can Make a Life and Living by Working at Home(Panda Publishing, $22.95, 888-447-2632), say to avoid these fivepotential traps to help both your marriage and your businessthrive:

1. Misplaced priorities. Your relationship shouldalways take priority over your business. If the company becomesmore important than your marriage, you could be headed for bigtrouble.

2. Overworking. It takes hard work to make abusiness succeed, but be sure to take time for nonworkactivities.

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