What makes a marriage really work?
Is there any way to guarantee that love can last forever?
It has been said that those who fail to plan, plan to fail. Many people are in love with the idea of marriage. However, many couples fail to prepare for inevitable bumps in the road ahead. Some are just not ready to handle the tough times. So what's a Newlywed to do when marriage is just a bit harder than they thought it would be?
We read all the books. We talked to ALL the people in ALL the stages of marriage. We did premarital. We asked the questions, we sat through the classes, we did the whole “preparing for marriage” thing.
For many, the first week on the job is full of uncertainties, adjustments and even mistakes. Joining a new sports team or a band is certain to start off with some failed expectations, missed notes and assignments, too. I’ve worked at companies where the first week was awful, but my time there ended up being fulfilling, successful and beneficial for everyone involved. The first week of anything new can be hard!
Extramarital affairs have rocked many marriages, and unfortunately, you might think that cheating is inevitable in marriage. According to psychiatrist and author Dr. Scott Haltzman, however, that is just not true.
Let's talk about sex. According to marriage experts, there are probably more fireworks going on outside the bedroom than inside. Shocker, we know.
As wonderful as the holiday season is, this time of year is particularly hard on relationships. Nobody likes to talk about it, but statistics show that more breakups, divorces, and infidelities happen around the holiday season than any other time of year. Happy holidays? Not for everyone...
After you say “ I do,” there’s a lot that changes and there are new things to get used to when it comes to friends and family. Add the holidays to a new marriage, and it’s easy to feel a little incredibly overwhelmed.
Creating your home as a newlywed couple can be an exciting and perhaps stressful experience. Your place should be special and homey to the both of you no matter if it’s a tiny apartment or a house with a yard. Here are 5 things that will turn wherever you live into that special, wonderful place you call home.