When I was 4 years old someone told me I had to get married someday. I cried for hours on my mother’s lap while she tried to comfort me by saying I never had to get married if I didn’t want to. This fear of marriage stayed with me for most of my life, and I justified it by pointing out all the terrible couples I saw around me. Why on earth would I get married just to end up like them? I eventually realized that many couples have perfectly happy and healthy marriages. I also realized that many of these “terrible” couples were simply like most of us, experiencing the ups and downs of a normal relationship.
Who are these couples and is everything about them really that terrible? Let me summarize some of the more common types of marriages we see. You’ll likely see yourself and your relationship in some of these descriptions.Overly Reactive Who?
This couple is like the high school sweethearts who dominated the halls with their screaming matches or passionate kissing; everything is at 100% ... Read more »