“My wife, Mary, and I have been married for forty-seven years, and not once have we had an argument serious enough to consider divorce; murder, yes, but divorce, never.” -Jack Benny
“To keep your marriage brimming; With love in the loving cup… Whenever you’re wrong admit it; Whenever you’re right, shut up.” -Ogden Nash
“A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.” Robert Quillen
“A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day. ” -Andre Maurois
As a mother of two boys, I wonder what it would be like to have a girl. We plan on one more child, so the possibility of having a girl still rolls around in my head. I worry sometimes about the future of my children when I think about marriage, my marriage in particular and marriage in general. I find myself wondering if we are giving our children the wrong impression of marriage. I think the problem is real for both boys and girls, but I think it’s more prevalent for girls because of the fairy tale books and movies that girls tend to gravitate to. I remember when I first started dating, I had this idea of a fairy tale life with my future husband. I remember dreaming about my wedding day, but I never really stopped to think about after the wedding. Love conquers all? Right? Boy and Girl met, fell in love, got married, and it was happy ever after from there, right? Isn’t that how most fairy tales end? Keep On Reading!