Advice for newly dating couples
Their advice sounded something like this: "When you get married, you'll think it's wonderful, but it's not. Marriage is terrible." In other words, "Be afraid, be very afraid!" I know other engaged people and newlyweds face this predicament all the time.A close friend of mine laughed as she told me a horror story from her time as an engaged woman.
If the one you love acts in a way displeasing God, consider if that person will be a good role model for bringing your future children to Jesus or in helping you grow closer to Him.If they react with verbal or physical abuse, the union should be put on hold.If you are already married, seek support and counseling together.Proverbs states, "A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit saps a person's strength." Anger left unaddressed destroys Another important measure to take during your engagement is to see each other angry before the marriage.It is vital to see how the other person reacts when angry even if the issue at hand has nothing to do with the relationship.