Myth #3: Love Makes A Satisfactory Marriage

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What type of love is a mature type of love in marriage?

Myth #3: Love Makes A Satisfactory Marriage

Romance, which many spouses mistake for love, is not necessary for a good marriage. A more genuine kind of mature love helps ensure a good marriage: “When satisfaction or security exists, then a more deep state of love exists” (Lederer & Jackson, 1968). Marital love is devotion to and respect for one's spouse equal to one's own self-love.
Lederer & Jackson, 1968—“The Mirages of Marriage.” New York: Norton).

   

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