Find out 10 Marriage facts everybody should know before getting married.
Marriage is the most precious gift from God to humanity. Married life is one of the great experience Everyone would love to feel at a certain moment of one’s life.
Marriage, which was and is still design by God to bring companion between man and a woman. According to the scripture, God saw that it was not good for man to be alone, and he made him a wife (helper) called Eve.
To every man created by God, he made him a woman that should be his life partner. Out of great desire to see our marriage work and enjoyable, I have gathered some interesting facts of marriage that you can read on/before Married life.
While going through this article as a married couple, you should be able to identify the areas you need to adjust in to bring out the best in your married life. Same goes to the singles planning on getting married in the nearest future, ensure you grab the some facts that will work for you even in your dream kind of marriage.
1. Your sex life doesn’t have to sink after having kids: according to Marriages survey, 52 percent of married women, and 49 percent of married men said they had hotter ses before having their kids, but a third and nearly a third of Women said there has been no change since becoming parents, now understand this, 8 percent of Women, and 22 percent of men say sex actually got better after having their kids. ( Source: parenting, baby names, celebrities and punch news.)
2. The “in love” phase last for about a year. The honeymoon phase doesn’t continue forever. According to a 2005 study by the university of povoa in Italy, it last for a year. After that, a level of a chemical called “nerve growth factor,” which is associated with intense romantic feelings start going down as the case may be. (Source: 10 things you should consider before getting married.)
3. If you get excited for your partner’s good news, achievements, there is every tendency that you will have a better relationship among yourself (Relationship)
4. A few arguments every now and then are actually good for your marriage. Note this, they should be arguments that can be resolveable between the he both of you. It helps in strengthening the union and bringing out the best in the marriage.
5. Divorce may be contagious: I would not want to ruin your double dating plans but the people you surround yourself with matters alot. Because, a study was recently published in the ” social forces” journal in 2013 found that Divorce can work like a social contagion, spreading among friends and families. If someone in your social network splits up, the statistical likelihood of ending up in divorce yourself increases by 75 percent.
6. Couples who appreciates each other’s are more likely to stay together.
7. Resentment builds quickly in couples who don’t tackle chores together: this is mostly practiced in Africa, where a man feels that it’s the responsibility of the wife (Woman) to handle all the chores in the house. I would recommend that it’s better if each person can specialize in the chores they are best at. For instance, it won’t be bad for the man to once in awhile cook, sweep and mop the house, wash plates, and take care of the kids. He should be able to do one or two of this chore to assist his wife on a daily basis.
8. The 21st century has higher standard for marriage than ever before. Back in 1850, couples got hitched for the sake of food, shelter and protection. Then with the industrial revolution, people hadore leisure time, the ’60s brought a desire for personal fulfilment through Relationships, which we continue to strive for today. That is why there are many niche apps launced into the dating market.
9. The closer that partners are in age, the less likely they are to get divorced. “A one-year discrepancy in a couple ages, the study found, makes them 3 percent more likely to divorce (when compared to their same-aged counterparts.) A 5-year difference, likely to split makes them 39 percent more likely to divorce.”
10. The happiest marriages are the ones between friends: marriage leads to increased well-being-and it does so much more for those who have a close friendship with their spouse. Friendship is a key mechanism that could help explain the causal Relationship between marriage and life satisfaction.