OFTEN times we all get so caught up in the wedding that we forget that a marriage is the actual goal. And what we forget more than anything is that marriage is one of the toughest tests that life can throw at us. The reality is that ‘love’ is really not enough to sustain a lifelong commitment to another person.
This interview by Raidah Shah Idil of ‘Raidah the Writer’ explores how to make a marriage work by maintaining authenticity in the relationship. Because in those (very common) moments of sheer frustration towards your spouse because suddenly everything they do becomes annoying and you can’t remember WHY you married them, it’s important to remember that “communication…is essential to marriage, and there is a saying that goes ‘to love is to listen'”.
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