October 28, 2013
What are your beliefs about marriage? It’s a big question – and one that many people fail to ask themselves before taking the plunge. But our beliefs about what marriage is, what it’s for, and our part in it, form the basis of our expectations of what a successful marriage should be, and how ours measures up.
Our beliefs about marriage come from several sources. The first is our family of origin. What family structure did you grow up with? Was there an intact nuclear family– mom, dad and kids all living together – or was there some other arrangement?