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5 questions to ask yourself before you get married

Feeling a bit nervous about getting married is perfectly normal. In fact, if you aren’t feeling a bit nervous while getting ready to tie the knot, you could be avoiding certain questions. Deciding to get married is probably one of the biggest decisions you will ever make, so consider the following before agreeing to walk down the aisle…

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Do I need to get married?

There are many wonderful reasons to get married. However, it is important to ask yourself if getting married is right for you. Remember that this is your life and you should make decisions according to what you want – not according to what anyone else expects you to want.

Is my partner ready to get married?

It is important for both of you to make the decision for the right reasons. Talk about the decision you are making together. Even if you met on a Christian dating website, don’t assume that your personal beliefs are all exactly the same. Communicate and make sure you both understand what the other is thinking and feeling regarding what you are about to do.

How much independence do I want?

Some people need more alone time than others. No matter how much you and your partner love each other, you will probably need a healthy dose of time apart. That amount can vary from person to person. It is important to remember what you need and communicate that to your partner.

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Do I accept my partner for who he or she is?

Don’t expect your partner to change to meet your expectations when you get married. Accept your partner’s ‘imperfections’ and understand that they are all part of who he or she is. Your partner may not be perfect, but chances are you aren’t either. Remember that love is about acceptance and loving the whole person.

Do I expect it to be easy?

No marriage is easy! Once you’ve found your perfect match, whether through the eHarmony UK dating site or through friends, it takes work to build a happily ever after with someone. Understanding and communication are the key: if you can talk to each other and support each other, you are on the right track.