What Singles Should Consider Before They Become Spouses



Posted by Ed 3 mths ago
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on June 15, 2019 in Why Bad Looks Good

Marriage is designed to last forever. But as a practical matter, what changes when couples tie the knot?

There are many positive experiences related to marriage, as opposed to just dating indefinitely. Marriage represents a permanent partnership, and a commitment to loyalty and fidelity.

When we add in the benefits of spousal respect and friendship, we have a recipe for success that breeds a high degree of satisfaction and happiness. Starting a family solidifies matrimony for many spouses, celebrating a union designed to last a lifetime.

Yet because the institution of marriage is plagued with a high rate of divorce, couples should move slowly in deciding when to make the move from single to spouse. Couples destined for success will carefully consider the ingredients of a healthy, satisfying marriage before they take the plunge.


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