I have mentioned before about a study that had shown a group of couples who were unhappy in their marriages and were resurveyed five years later. The ones who stayed together were happier over all than the ones who divorced.
This article highlights how those in long term marriages weather storms and go on to be in a much better place later in their marriage.
Most of us have had at least some success in an area of our life – whether that is academics, sports, job, or finances. How many of us got to that level of success without enduring some times of wanting to quit and give up, but we persisted? Why do we think a successful marriage will be different?