If you’re frugal, you need to marry somebody who understands that, because money is one of the stumbling blocks in marriages. Similarity in core values serves as a form of inoculation against fighting and arguing. we had whole different backgrounds, different perspectives.
We came to the point where we asked: ‘What’s the point of this?
In literature and legend, at least, it’s tough to bring two different worlds together.
I’ve asked over 500 people married 40, 50 and more years what is most important for a long and happy marriage.
Now I have talked to many people entering into relationships over the years and I have heard all kinds of reasons for falling in love.
Things like physical attractiveness, having a good sense of humor, making good money, being a nice person and physical attractiveness (okay, I said it already, but I hear it a lot).
When I write dating tips and relationship advice for a new mode, I am writing to a female audience.