Does she roll with unexpected delays or does she complain when your plans go awry?
Does he treat hotel and restaurant staff with respect or does he have temper tantrums?
Getting it right the first time was not the way life happened for me and I imagine for many of you as well.
Third, your marriage is not over, unless you choose it to be. You must change your behaviors of thought, feeling, speech, and actions. Reading a book or two, even one of mine, will likely not be enough. When you discover your husband is using online dating sites you will automatically assume the worst, imagining he is following through, and meeting other women. That is probably not happening, but it is not too late for your marriage, even if he is.
I made plenty of bad choices along the way and it didn’t go the way I wanted it to go, but the blessings aren’t over yet, nor is life over yet.
Growing up and starting to date, I had the same dreams as most all my girlfriends.
One high-stress trip can result in a relationship flameout or the discovery of true love."Your first trip will not only reveal your compatibility as a dating couple, but ultimately how you will relate as a married couple," said Allison Pescosolido, co-founder of counseling service Divorce Detox in Santa Monica, California.
"Traveling can be seen as a mini-test to see how your relationship works when you are together 24-7 and dealing with unpredictable circumstances."'When traveling early in the relationship, she suggests a few key questions to ask yourself: Does your partner want to do the same things you do or trade off your choices with his choices?