I have been married for, what I consider, a long time now. We just passed our ninth year of marriage and — having been together with the same man for the past 14 years — I have learned a lot about love, relationships, and marriage. I know I still have a lot to learn though.
When it comes to marriage, I think there are a lot of myths about what makes a marriage work, what makes a marriage fall apart, and how to have a long-lasting loving relationship. I know there was a lot I didn’t know or understand before marriage and even the first few years into it. I believed a lot of the tips and advice people would give about what kept a marriage happy and how to set yourself up for finding the right guy for you.
It’s not all true though, which I have come to realize over the years. Both the myths about what makes a marriage work and old advice that just doesn’t seem to hold true today are widespread and below I’ve listed 14 common myths about marriage and just what I think about them.
:: what marriage myths have you come across that you’d like to set straight? ::
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