Marriage is the stuffing of two individual lives, experiences, joys, pains and emotions into one container. And usually, that container is not large enough.
When you first met your significant other you were on cloud nine. You were kind. You were courteous. You were caring. You were creative and you were giving. What happened? Why is there such a drastic difference in our relationships now as opposed to when we first met our spouses?
Has the “spark” dwindled with time from your marriage? I would venture to say that it’s because the relationship started out based on emotion and not based on the decision to love. Falling in love carries with it tons of emotion. If the decision to proceed into marriage is solely based on emotion, the union is set up to fail from the start. Continue reading