Art of Marriage
Happiness in marriage is not something that just happens. A good marriage must
be created. In the art of marriage, the little things are the big things.
It is never being too old to hold hands.
It is remembering to say, "I love you".
It is at no time taking the other for granted.
It is having a mutual sense of values and common objectives; it is standing
together facing the world.
It is doing things for each other, not in the attitude of duty or sacrifice, but in the
spirit of joy. It is not expecting perfection in each other.
It is cultivating flexibility, patience, understanding, and a sense of humor.
It is having a capacity to forgive and forget. It is establishing a relationship in
which the independence is equal, the dependence is mutual, and the obligation is
It is a common search for the good and the beautiful.
It is not marrying the right partner; it is being the right partner.
It is discovering that your love for one another at its best will never lose sight of
or be blotted out by the commonplace experiences of life.