It takes work for marriage to work. It’s one thing to be in love; another to love someone for life.
Marriage can be a great relationship of intimacy and companionship, but not when couples stop working at it. When married people start surviving and give up on thriving, they start the path that leads many to divorce. We must fight against complacency and taking each other for granted.
All marriages are tested by the changes that come with life, family and aging. It’s not easy to live well in a fallen world. It takes intentional focus, commitment and discipline. It also requires a tenacious agreement to keep working at it through the ups and downs!
Can we be honest enough to admit that sometimes the obstacle to deep and lasting love is our tendency to want everything to be easy? Remind yourself often that good relationships rarely remain good…
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