Should We Marry or Not?
The Beatles sang, “All you need is love.” Your friends might tell you, “Good communication is all you really need.” Your parents advise you, “The key is to marry someone with the same values.” Everyone has advice these days for people considering marriage, whether it’s a first marriage or remarriage. The problem is, none of this advice is totally correct, nor is it totally incorrect.
So, what premarital factors best predict the future success of your marriage? What kinds of couples should not get married? How do you know you are ready to marry? If you are in a serious relationship, should you pursue marriage, break up, or just keep things the same?