Marriage vs dating
Updated July 13, 2019 When we think of the word "romance," it is hard for our minds not to jump straight into the traditional ideas we see on TV or to those we read about in books.
Most people's idea of romance includes candlelight dinners, passionate embraces, and bouquets of roses.
Fairness While a good relationship should always have some level of equality whether two people are dating or married, many obligations come along with the married life where equality is key.
Each partners role in the relationship may look different (perhaps one spouse works, and the other stays home with children or is a student) but the level of influence and authority in the relationship should be the same for both individuals.
It takes some conscious thought, but intimacy can be present every day in a marriage.
Yes, you can always make someone feel important by buying them a gift, but that type of acknowledgment exists only on a superficial level.
Hand holding becomes less frequent, the kisses become repetitive, and sometimes even sex winds up scheduled or worse, nonexistent.