Relationships take work, and that is especially true in a marriage. When you have decided to spend the rest of your life with someone else, there are likely some sacrifices and compromises that need to be made. There are several keys that can help improve your relationship, and keep both you and your spouse happy. Here are some things to keep in mind when entering into a marriage.
The wedding was spectacular, the honeymoon was bliss, and now we’re settling into our “lovers nest” to set off on the grand adventure of life together as husband and wife.
Sunday September 29th, 2019 12 PM:
What if you didn’t have love? What would you do? Would you give up on the world and everyone in it, or would you keep looking until you found it? These are questions that Anna asked herself over and over for many years. Yes, years—not days, weeks or months. She felt like the loneliest married person alive.
I admit it: I am a huge fan of the show My 90 Day Fiancé, and so is my husband. Every Sunday and Monday nights, we are hooked on this show. The rest of the week, we like to mimic and make fun of the cast couples. It entertains us so much that we even watch the reruns on Fridays.
Ok so, I have had some crazy shit happen to me in my love life, hence why over the years my very closest friends have continuously insisted I tell my stories. So here is my first.
There is something that women do in relationships that can be very annoying. When they are having problems with their spouse, they will tell someone close to them that this is it, and they are leaving or are going to put their husband out. The next thing you know, everything is just fine and they are saying how good the relationship is. Time passes; and when something goes wrong, such as the husband staying out all night, falling off the wagon, or cheating again, the wife is ready to end the marriage once more.
We cast off, delighted to be moving. She spreads the navigation chart out in front of them and begins plotting a course for Fulfilment. He opens his copy of Yachting Monthly. She points at their shiny new copy of Sailing for Dummies. "I'll take a look in a moment," he says, biting into a sandwich.
While getting married is, often, one of the most fun and most exciting things you will do, it is also one of the most important things you will do. Getting married means so much more than just sharing a legal document together. Getting married is a promise to love, care for, and help each other, forever. While not every moment of marriage is always rainbows and sunshine, there are some things you can do to help make it a better and happier union. Below are the top six thing I wish I knew before I got married.
The domestic violence hotline website says that, on average, about 24 people per minute are victims of abuse, physical violence, and rape from their own partner, which stretches into over 12 million people in a year. Huffpost also states that about 38,000,000 women have experienced at least one act of violence or abuse from their partner.
I grew up as a young girl in the late 1960s and as a teenager in the 1970s. Most married women I knew were stay at home moms. They cooked, cleaned, took care of the house and children while their husbands worked. Even the couples where the wife had an outside job, it was normal to see the woman still do the housework and no one complained. I grew up with an understanding that marriage vows were sacred and spouses looked after each other. Recently, however, my 7-year-old granddaughter said something that troubled me.