There are important questions couples should talk about before marriage. Some people are concerned that having differing beliefs or opinions than their partner – on topics such as religion, politics, or morals, for example – will lead to conflicts in the future.
And, while holding different viewpoints on prominent issues can cause conflict, it is by no means an indication that you can’t succeed as a couple.
Kaya 959 listener *Palesa discussed her partner’s desire to marry on Talk with Sotho Meyer. On the other hand, she does not want to get married and is unsure how to proceed.
Therapy is essential, and it will make a couple realize their disagreements aren’t the issue. It will also assist a couple in navigating how they cope with problems, according to Jennifer Papers, Director at (FAMSA) the Family Life Centre.
10 questions couples should talk about before marriage:
- A list of some of the questions to ask yourself about whether you are still dating.
- What is the point of marriage?
- How well do we currently treat disputes among ourselves?
- How important do you place on time spent together vs time spent apart?
- What role do you think children will play in our lives?
- What if we can’t have biological children?
- How do you want your sexual desires to be met if I don’t satisfy them?
- Do you want different bank accounts, or do you want to pool all of your assets?
- Do we settle with who does what in our house?
- What memories from your youth gave you the most joy? Who suffers the most?
It is critical to comprehend the concept of dating or courting. A couple must first get to know one another. According to Jennifer Papers, the divorce rate is too high because of finances within a relationship. “People argue for money, and contact plays a critical role in the success of a partnership.”