What Are Good Marriage Values? Happiness Is Not One of Them!

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To Be Successful In Any Relationship, Certain Values Should Be Practiced Daily By All Those Involved.


To get a better understanding of the theme for this blog, first read my previous blog, You Get What You Tolerate.

What Makes You Happy

This generation has been misled since they were born with the common phrase of, “go and do what makes you happy.” I know many students who arrive to their first day of work with the mindset of, “here I am! Now, make me happy.” The world just does not work that way, and, frighteningly so, neither does marriage.

I think a lot of newlywed’s approach marriage the very same way. “Okay, [spouse], here I am. Now make me happy.” Marriage is a lot of work. Unless you love never-ending selfless work with little praise, you may find yourself in a place you did not expect. While happiness can be the result of good things happening to us, it is more often the result of ourselves being in a good place. That is, we are happy with our character, our integrity, and our ... Read more »