Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Three Ways to Prepare Your Dating Relationship for Marriage
Establish and maintain your own interests.
New couples tend to spend all of their free time together. While healthy doses of quality time are certainly necessary for a couple, getting to the point where you feel like you need to be together in order to be complete or happy is too much pressure for a relationship to take. On the other hand, if you're occasionally spending time with your own friends, engaging in hobbies, and pursuing personal interests, you will be developing all the different facets of yourself that you can then share with your partner. Maintaining a life outside your relationship while dating will lead to a more fulfilling marriage - one that can withstand periods of separation (such as business trips or a getaway with friends) and will feel more fresh and balanced.
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