There is nothing wrong with a having a friend of the opposite sex when you are single but, when you are married their are boundaries that can’t be crossed. If you are having issues with your spouse it’s cool to get advice from an opposite sex but don’t confide in them emotionally because that’s where things get confused. The article mentions the friends you have before marriage can get in the way of you and your spouse trying to grow or flourish.
- Selflessness, a hard quality to cultivate, is a necessity not just for nuns and other religious, but a useful asset in a marriage.
- While opposite sex relationships at work and in couple situations are normal, such relationships, requiring one-on-one fostering, can be detrimental to your marriage.
- Continuing to maintain such a relationship, while in a marriage, creates a breeding ground for apprehension and mistrust.
“Declining your freedom for a greater cause can sometimes be difficult to do, especially if you’re married.”