Marriage – Facts you need to know – 10
ü You need to know your every dream won't be fulfilled by marriage. But miracles you haven't even imagined will happen.
ü You need to know studies indicate a good marriage makes you as happy as putting Rs.100,000 a year into your savings account.
ü You need to know marriage improves your sex life. That should make you happy.
ü You need to know marriage keeps people alive longer. Scientists don't know why.
ü You need to know one key to marriage happiness is not to tell the other person every time he does something wrong. Breathe deep. Don't open your mouth.
ü You need to know marriage reduces stress and stress-related illnesses. In other words, you may be mad at your spouse, but it's better than being mad at life. With no one to snap at.
ü You need to know love and praise are contagious. The more love and praise you offer, the more of it you get back.
ü You need to know that a willingness to sacrifice your needs for your partner is directly linked to a happy marriage.
ü You need to know happy couples have sex more often.
ü You need to know people who abandon bad marriages have a hard time for a couple of years, but often wind up happier than they were before.
ü You need to know that married people who have sex outside of marriage are not as happy as married people who don't.
ü You need to know that scientists agree that married people are less nuts. Research shows they suffer less psychological stress than single adults do.
ü You need to know people who are unhappy before they get married tend to be unhappy in their marriage.
ü You need to know one reason God puts us in a marriage is so we can find joy in serving someone other than ourselves.
ü You need to know marriage means there's somebody around to take care of you when you're sick or depressed. That is enough to make anyone happy.
ü You need to know fear is marriage's greatest enemy. And gratitude is its greatest building block. Doctors say that your brain can't feel both at the same time.
ü You need to know your thoughts can make you happy. You can actually increase your marital happiness by focusing your thoughts several times a day on something you treasure: your spouse's humor, your home, or even music you like.
ü You need to know people grow fond of people who make them laugh.
ü You need to know men who marry are less likely to be arrested. They're busy doing chores. And that makes wives happy.
ü You need to know married adults drink less than single adults. One theory is they don't spend all night in a bar trying to pick somebody up.