Marriage is an equal opportunity phenomenon. The community of the married is widely diverse. Speaking with faith leaders of numerous denominations, spouses, the separated and divorced you hear the same patterns with an array of slants and spins about the marital enterprise. Whatever beliefs, religion, race, philosophy of life you adhere to or don’t, marriage has a way of challenging our collective abilities and it’s keeps on coming.
Marriage can be blissful and perplexing. Two people in close quarters trying to get it right as distractions abound. Instead of looking inward for support which has become uncomfortable, we find comfort outward. We are bombarded with a host of temptations. We look at other peoples marriages and sometimes wish we had “their kind of marriage”. Little do we know, that’s what ever is occurring behind the closed doors of the ideal couples marriage would make our marriage look like perfection on Earth.
So what can we do. We can recognize that marriage is an equal opportunity phenomenon. Whatever our life creeds might be, we can establish a marital climate which results in bigger doses of faith in each other. We can develop and sustain our own private rituals so our daily, weekly, monthly and yearly routines can have more flavor and a little dab of that magic human ingredient……. anticipation.
Believe in each other and that could be the start of a fresh new chapter.
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