“Getting married does not magically change your whole personality!”
When serious problems, and even the possibility of a divorce, come out of nowhere.
When couples get married and that solves all their problems.
That all married couples want children and that all women have their baby’s fever and end up winning over their reluctant male partners.
That married couples do not have normal problems like paying their bills.
When married couples don’t seem to love each other at all.
When one or both parties become completely different people after marriage.
When couples get married during / right after high school and actually stay together.
When a woman does her husband a “favor” by having sex with him.
When a woman is described as an authoritarian and needy authority who prevents her husband from doing everything he wants.
When couples don’t communicate about big purchases.
When one partner is in charge and is basically related to the other.
When the spouses share everything and stop being their own person.
When married couples do not have conversations about what is bothering them and this degenerates into a giant argument.
When step-parents hate their children’s partners and vice versa.
And when couples go to great lengths to hide things from their partners.
Are there other things that television and movies tell us about marriage that just aren’t true? Ring in the comments below!
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