When you choose a mate and start a family, most of the time, you really have no clue what you’re getting into. If you’re smart, you do your due diligence, and date for at least 4 months, like I did. Then you get married within the first year and hope for the best.
Not really of course.
I mean, really that’s what I did. But I wouldn’t go around recommending that as a strategy. What I would recommend however, is to get clear on the core values that matter most to you, and look for those things, over all others. Because no matter how long you date before you tie the knot, I’m convinced you still have no clue what you’re getting yourself into.
Because over the years, life happens, and it’s hard.
Years and kids change a lot of things. People respond in ways you never expected. You respond in ways you never …