Love, Romance, And Marriage. Happily Ever After!
Our society idealizes love, romance, and marriage. Men and women both enter into marriage thinking that they are about to step into a “happily ever after” kind of life, but the reality is often very different.
Even if they had problems when they were dating, they somehow believe that a white dress and elegant tuxedo and ceremonial gathering of their family and friends are going to fix everything.
I’ve got news for couples with this mindset: The altar is not this great fix-all for everything wrong with your relationship. The altar where you get married is really the registration desk for the marriage hospital.
It’s where you check in for the most intense thing that’s about to happen to you both.
Getting married—even to the right person—is not the answer to your problems. Sometimes I think the wedding ceremony has a degree of…
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