There are deep secrets about marriage that only married couples know from firsthand experience.
Marriage. A dated social practice that has the potential to be incredibly beautiful and terrifying at the same time. The feeling of being in love with someone you’re sure who you want to spend the rest of your life with is unrivaled in the universal sphere of emotions. For those of us who have yet to tie the knot, we have some vague ideas of what marriage would be like. We have borne witness to our parents, our friends who have gotten married, and of course, the Hollywood movies that depict all sorts of romantic stories.
However, what most people don’t realize, there really is more to marriage than meets the surface. It’s not always going to be what it looks like from the outside. There are deep secrets about marriage that only married couples know from firsthand experience.
Here are the top secrets that single ladies need to know about marriage:
1. You Will No Longer Have Full Ownership of Your Own Time
Time is no longer your own. You always need to allot time for your relationship and that means giving way for your shared needs as a couple. Your schedule needs to revolve around each other and you no longer have the luxury of planning for just yourself. You need to be able to schedule your personal life and your life as a wife in a way that promotes harmony in the household.
2. You Won’t Feel as Adventurous as You Once Did
Gone are the adventurous and curious days of youth where finding yourself in a vast world the absolute priority. You’re stable and safe now. You have a foundation set for the rest of your life and you find it difficult to leave that foundation for any prolonged period of time.
3. Your Ideas of Freedom Will Change
Nope, you can’t just buy that lavish piece of jewelry or that luxurious handbag for no reason. You can’t just go out for a night on the town whenever you desire. You’ve committed to someone for the rest of your life and you need to stick with that commitment. You’re not entirely imprisoned though, but you definitely won’t be as free as you once were. - Continue reading on the next page