I came across something interesting the other day. Actress Nia Long, in talking about marriage, said she wasn’t rushing into matrimony in part because she’d never seen marriage work . It’s not hard to understand that sentiment; rarely do we see examples of what real marriage looks like complete with the real love, the real heartache, the real strife. There are plenty of examples of the real joy; you know what I’m talking about, right after the rings are slipped on and clothes slip off, followed by smokin’ sex and nary an argument in sight. Right. Then the cameras stop rolling, the lights die down and the real work begins.
And therein lies the problem. The above scenario is, oh what do they call that? Make believe, that’s it! I’ve been married 181/2 years and God willing, my husband, Buff and I make it to 19. But there are some things I have learned along the way.
What have you learned about making a marriage work? Share with the rest of the class!
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