5 Marriage Myths Busted!

Heart of the Matter

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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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