Some things you OUGHT to know before marriage

Some things you OUGHT to know before marriage

  1. “I wish I knew then how much my future husband farted. Don’t get me wrong — it’s hilarious. It’s just…neverending.

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2. “That it’s OK to not always like each other. But you have to choose to love them every day, even when you don’t like them very much.”

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3. “That intimacy is important, but it doesn’t always have to mean sex. Sometimes, just holding each other can still be an important physical connection.”

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4. “That my spouse isn’t a mindreader. Just because how you feel is obvious to you doesn’t mean it’s obvious to them. Tell them what you need them to know.”

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5. “That you don’t have to follow societal norms. My husband and I sleep in different rooms because it works for us. We sleep better and thus, like each other more.”

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6. “I wish I knew to marry the person my spouse already was instead of the potential I saw in them.”

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7. “I didn’t realize how difficult dealing with in-laws would be. I had to learn how to communicate with a family that works very differently than mine does.”

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8. “That I would immediately be pressured to have kids by everyone. I couldn’t even have a stomachache without being asked if I was pregnant.”

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9. “That marriage is fighting about ridiculous things like both of you knowing the milk in the fridge is expired and neither of you throwing it out.”

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10. “Poop talk is more common than you think.”

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11. “That you don’t have to do everything together all the time.”

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12. “That it’s actually OK to go to bed angry.”

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13. “That all of the little things that annoy you will be multiplied by 10 after you get married.”

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14. “I wish I’d been told that a wedding doesn’t make a marriage.”

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15. “That marriage isn’t 50/50. The only thing that’s 50/50 is divorce. Marriage is 100/100.”




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