Tuesday, June 9, 2015

marriage advice

These are some tidbits Samir and I have received from our loved ones so far. I've relished how the advice has been similar whether it's come from someone in an arranged marriage or what Indians call a "love marriage". 



-Always believe your partner is doing the best he or she can
-Embrace each other's family and friends as your own
-Schedule new activities together 
-Schedule activities independently
-Make clear decisions on finances from the beginning
-Go to each other first, not friends or family, when there's an issue
-Build your bond on respect above any other virtue


3 comments:

  1. And always communicate!
    Going to each other first is so important. I cringe when I hear people complain about their spouses at work. They should be talking to their spouses, not co-workers.

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  2. I hope you are happy for your entire lives and beyond.

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  3. Very sensible advice, and it suits both love and arranged marriages. Lovely picture!
    All the very best to you and your dear husband!

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