Marriage is a happy moment and it’s hard to keep in mind that statistics indicate divorce is a possibility for many of us. But psychologists tell us that there are life experiences that are known to be difficult ones and you can divorce-proof your relationships by having open discussions about them ahead of time. Among things to consider are finances, children and monogamy. Whether or not these have easy solutions, discussions like these could strengthen a marriage ahead of time.
- A hugely important quality for a couple to have is the ability to deal with potentially polarizing, important, life-changing topics.
- Couples should hash out some money management rules, instead of trying to figure it out as they go along.
- It’s important to deal with resentment hot-buttons, like intimacy preferences and who gets what job.
“You can’t know how you work through disagreements until you have them.”