Her confession rather surprised me.
She was a bit discouraged about this whole marriage thing. Coming from a daughter of mine, this was rather disconcerting. I mean, we're certainly big fans of marriage around here, so it caught me off-guard.
She said it's because she keeps hearing about how marriage is all about hard work. How it's not about your "happiness." How you have to give up so much.
And hearing it put this way? It did sound rather bleak, I'll admit.
She's got the right idea though. Marriage does take work. It's not about being happy and you do give of yourself.
But marriage can be rich and beautiful and satisfying too. In fact, I can think of all kinds of reasons to love being married -- maybe a thousand or so -- but beginning with these 10.
[Read the rest of the article at The Time-Warp Wife.]