5 Things No One Tells You About Marriage

Marriage is hard work they say

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Who doesn’t want fairytale happily ever after? Marriage is more than walking down the aisle and to most people it’s a big surprise. When you’re excited planning your wedding theme and flowers, you’re not considering what a real marriage requires when the wedding bells stop ringing. No one can prepare you for the compromises and patience you need for your unity to work. Tying the knot? Here’s what no one tells about marriage

It’s HARD work 

Marriage, especially after a long time takes effort and lots of patience. You’ll have to learn to co-exist with someone through their annoying habits even on your bad days! Relationships naturally come with ups and downs, and so do marriages. This is where the hard work comes to put in the effort to stay together peaceful and happy. 

You can’t change your spouse

You can’t even change someone’s taste in music… imagine changing their habits or personality? You’ll learn the hard way that people change because they want to. Forcing change will most likely backfire or drain your energy. acknowledging your spouse’s flaws and accepting them is the more realistic approach.

Read more: 11 Truths About the First Year of Marriage 

Compromising is your best friend

Looking for a happy lasting marriage? Be ready to compromise every step of the way. There’s no room for selfishness in a marriage, your lives are conjoined. Every decision you make will now be affected by another person.     

You need a life… seriously! 

As you’re engaged, your in cloud 9 and all you want is your partner. But that gets old and boring quicker than you think. The honeymoon phases off, and you get tired to seeing your spouse. This is why it’s healthy to have interests and hobbies outside your romantic relationship. Be an independent person for a few hours, go read a book, take a break. 

Sometimes you won’t like them 

Your marriage will go through phases and rough patches. Ups and downs include being head over heels for them, then wanting to push them down the stairs. Bad days are bound to happen and it will make you look at your partner differently temporarily. 

 

Who doesn’t want fairytale happily ever after? Marriage is more than walking down the aisle and to most people it’s a big surprise. When you’re excited planning your wedding theme and flowers, you’re not considering what a real marriage requires when the wedding bells stop ringing. No one can prepare you for the compromises and patience you need for your unity to work. Tying the knot? Here’s what no one tells about marriage

It’s HARD work 

Marriage, especially after a long time takes effort and lots of patience. You’ll have to learn to co-exist with someone through their annoying habits even on your bad days! Relationships naturally come with ups and downs, and so do marriages. This is where the hard work comes to put in the effort to stay together peaceful and happy. 

You can’t change your spouse

You can’t even change someone’s taste in music… imagine changing their habits or personality? You’ll learn the hard way that people change because they want to. Forcing change will most likely backfire or drain your energy. acknowledging your spouse’s flaws and accepting them is the more realistic approach.

Read more: 11 Truths About the First Year of Marriage 

Compromising is your best friend

Looking for a happy lasting marriage? Be ready to compromise every step of the way. There’s no room for selfishness in a marriage, your lives are conjoined. Every decision you make will now be affected by another person.     

You need a life… seriously! 

As you’re engaged, your in cloud 9 and all you want is your partner. But that gets old and boring quicker than you think. The honeymoon phases off, and you get tired to seeing your spouse. This is why it’s healthy to have interests and hobbies outside your romantic relationship. Be an independent person for a few hours, go read a book, take a break.