What Keeps a Marriage Going Part 2

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How do married couples stay together?

What Keeps a Marriage Going Part 2

If you read what keeps a marriage going you found out that married couples stay together because they are best friends. Can you guess what the 2nd and 3rd reasons people gave for staying together?

Lauer and Lauer (1991) report that liking our spouse as a person is number 2 and viewing marriage as a long-term commitment is number 3. If we want to keep our marriage strong we need to like our spouse and also be commited for the long haul. I believe all marriages have significant trials but if we are commited to the relationship we will gain a deeper level of intimacy.



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