SproutA lot more than that....Thu Feb 10, 2011 4:14pm220.127.116.11Lifelong relationships are dependent on a lot more than just how they view marriage. MANY couples marry BELIEVING very strongly that they will be happily together for the rest of their live and wanting badly for it to be so...
But after a few years, they start thinking about how nice it would be if their spouse would just die... so they can sleep without the snoring.
Couples that CAN have a happy life long marriage are the EXCEPTION, not the rule.
- It *can* be impractical, but it doesn't *have* to be. Moraith, Thu Feb 10 7:30amIt really depends on the couple and how they view their marriage. I think once people begin to better realize that they are the writers of the story of their lives, including marriage, they may have... more
- A lot more than that.... Sprout, Thu Feb 10 4:14pm
- I agree with the majority of what you're saying. Moraith, Thu Feb 10 5:22pmExcept that I don't believe that the couples who CAN have a long and happy marriage DON'T have to be the exception. I think that too many people go into marriage with unrealistic expectations. They... more
- Once they have seen Paris... how will you keep them on the Sprout, Thu Feb 10 5:31pmfarm... Life overall, society as a whole, has changed Moraith. Folks have seen that they CAN have a lot better than staying in a loveless marriage because that is what teh church says that they MUST... more
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