Marriage really requires work and effort from each other. Marriage does not only requires feeling of being in love but of course, it needs to have a sense of responsibility and commitment. Without these two qualities, marriage is very impossible to last for a lifetime.
Discuss Your Past Briefly
When you want someone to be your partner for the rest of your life, you must know the person very much. It is not good to live with someone whom you are doubting for and you do not trust fully. Before getting into marriage, of course you have been to courting and dating stage where both of you exchange information for the benefit of the two of you. Courting and dating stage is not just all about strengthening your feelings for each other, these are stages and good times for the both of you know each other well by asking and confirming about your life before meeting each other. The information you need to know and discuss should be all about your family background, educational attainment and you career for now.
Knowing these things before marriage can really make a big difference to your relationship. Aside from no doubts, things happened from the past will never be the reason of fights and arguments in the future because you already know that someone you marry.
Make Plans for the Future
Make plans for the future and make them flexible as well. Flexibility is a word that needs to be a foundation for all marriages. If you both agree with the things you want to happen in the future then it is better and that is one of the things that can make your relationship stronger. You will know if your partner is a good one if you see him planning for your future and he always consult you before making a final decision. It is important that both of you plan for a specific goal and specific time frame for each plan.
Embrace the Moment
Life is very short and it does not offers guarantees. No one knows when will a person stays here in the world so embrace the moment of being married. Build a good foundation in your marriage to a point that both of you enjoying and loving it amidst of the trials coming your way. Always remember that trials are always present in a relationship but these will make the both of you stronger and better. Giving up in marriage is not an option to solve a problem. You need each other every challenge coming your way. You need to remember that you will have a bad day but not a bad life.