Married life is not the happy ever after that many films make it out to be. If you ask any couple that has been married for 3 years or more, they’ll tell you that! This post will definitely open your eyes when it comes to what goes on behind closed doors in married life. Take a look…
1. Your Disagreements Won’t Disappear
Getting married will not make your disagreements disappear. In fact, it could make you disagree more. If you’re getting married to ‘fix’ your relationship, you’re already doomed. Your relationship should be in great condition before you make the serious decision to get married.
2. Your Relationship Will Probably Be Exactly the Same
Do you expect your relationship to get even better after marriage? Do you think things will change? They probably won’t. Your relationship will be exactly the same. The only difference will be that you now share a last name!
3. It Could Actually Get Worse
Yep, it’s true. Once you’ve sent out the invitations from Paper Themes and had your big day, you could run into problems. If you both aren’t prepared for what marriage is really all about, this could make your relationship worse. You need to know how to communicate properly, how to make up after a fight, and know that marriage is hard work.
4. Married Couples Report Communication as One of their Biggest Issues
Communication is a huge problem for married couples. You both need to be able to get your thoughts and feelings across to one another effectively without upset. You also need to resolve issues effectively. If you try to bring something up with your partner and they get on the defense, you’re both doing something wrong. You’ll never sort your problems out this way and they’ll only get larger.
5. You Might Have Less Sex
Some people think that marriage means sex on tap. This is not the case! You might have even less sex than you did before. On average, married couples only do it slightly more than once per week. You might even have dry spells where you don’t do it for a few weeks, or even a month or two. This is normal, as long as you’re both still being intimate in other ways.
6. You Won’t Like Your Partner All the Time
Sometimes, you really won’t like your partner. You might even decide you don’t fancy them anymore. 5 minutes later, you might love them again. Marriage is a rollercoaster ride of emotion. Don’t expect to like everything about your partner all of the time.
7. You Might Fall Out of Love
You don’t always stay in love when you’re married. The feeling will often fade, but it’s what you’re left with that’s important. If you and your partner have a strong friendship/feeling of partnership, that’s what counts. That’s what will keep you together until you’re old and grey!
8. A Pregnant Wife Increases a Man’s Chance of Cheating
Sorry ladies, don’t mean to scare you. Apparently, a pregnant wife makes a man much more likely to cheat. In fact, a man is as likely to cheat on his wife as he is to experience a flight delay. Make sure you can trust your man!
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