Often times, if you are thinking of committing your life to your significant other it may be very helpful to contemplate some of the issues that can frequently drive a wedge in long-term relationships. So, ask yourself and other half these questions and work through this together. Below are some questions you may or may not have thought about already, but you should ask yourself and future hubby before committing. Although it’s important none of these should be seen as deal-breakers, in fact they are just for reassurance for the both of you. anticipate those conflicts and how you’re willing to work on them that will determine whether your marriage can go the distance. Anticipate these conflicts and face them head on to work through them, this will determine whether your marriage can go the distance.
1. Are we ready for marriage? Is our love strong & deep enough?
2. Will we have children? If so, when? How many? How important is having children to each of us?
3. Does one of us have an individual spiritual practice? Is the practice and the time devoted to it acceptable to the other? Does each partner understand and respect the other’s choices?
4. How do you handle disagreements?
5. How would you communicate you aren’t satisfied sexually?
6. What do you believe the role of a wife is? What do you believe the role of the husband is?
7. Do you have any debt?
8. Do you enjoy traveling? How often would you like to travel? Where would you like to travel?
9. What is your medical family history?
10. Are you afraid to talk to me about anything?
11. Do you like pets?
12. What is the best thing about marriage? What is the worst thing about marriage?
13. Where do you want to live? Would you mind moving if I had to relocate with my job?
14. How often would you want to visit your family? How often will your family visit us?
How often would you want my family to visit? How often would you want to visit my family?
15. Would you share all money with your spouse or split the money into different accounts?