5 Marriage Myths Busted!

Heart of the Matter


Many young people today enter into marriage with an erroneous idea of what marriage is. They marry someone based on feelings of physical attraction or because of a ticking “marriage clock”, having no idea of the self-sacrifice and determination it takes to make a marriage work. I believe there are 5 persistent marriage myths that set young couples off on the wrong track. Here they are:

Marriage Myths Busted

1. My spouse will meet my emotional needs for love, acceptance and fulfillment.

Truth: Your spouse is a fallen human being and can never give you the full measure of love and validation that you need. That can only come from God.

2. If I marry the “right person”, the romantic feelings that I feel now will always be there.

Truth: Feelings come and go like the tide. Those romantic feelings of love and adoration you feel for your partner when…

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About Heart of the Matter

I am a southern wife and mom who loves reading, music, studying the Bible, and playing a game of tennis now and then. I also enjoy spending time at the beach and have amassed quite a seashell collection. I love all things southern: sweet tea, magnolia trees, comfort food and entertaining. I live in awe of what my Savior has done for me and desire to share spiritual encouragement with others.
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