Jul 24

5/21 The 10 Common Myths about having a great Marriage

fidelity couple2If we have grown up watching movies about happy endings or reading the latest romance novels, we can get the wrong idea about relationships and marriage. 

We might then begin to have those expectations of people around us.  We might really believe that life is a ‘happily ever after’ fairy tale.  However as most of us have learned, the wedding is the easier part because the marriage takes work!

Here are 10 of the most common myths when people have unreal expectations about relationships and marriage:

Myth No. 1:      “A great relationship means you have to think alike on every issue.”

Myth No. 2:     “A great relationship means you have to learn to romance her all the time.”

Myth No. 3:     “A great relationship needs great problem solving skills.”

Myth No. 4:    “A great relationship means common interests to bind you Together.”

Myth No. 5:    “A great relationship is a peaceful one.”

Myth No. 6:    “ A great Relationship lets you vent your feelings.”

Myth No. 7:    “A great relationship has nothing to do with sex.”

Myth No. 8:    “A great relationship cannot happen if there are flaws in your partner.”

Myth No. 9:    “A great relationship rests on a finding the right way to work out your issues.”

Myth No. 10:   “A great relationship means he becomes more ‘femalised’  and she compromised more.”

What other myths do you have about marriage and the person you are going to spend your life with?

Susanne Fengler, Blog Author


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