Give Up Now--You Will Never Stay Married to the Same Person

I have a dear active LDS friend. She married her high school sweetheart after waiting for him on his mission and dating him for two more years. They were married for five years…before he filed for divorce and left the church.

My parents got engaged five days after their first date. They are still married.

What… what?!

How does that happen?

I thought it was so important to know someone before you marry them and then everything works out?

Well…not quite.

See, after a few basic traits of ‘must haves’ and ‘can’t haves’ for the sake of compatibility, the person you marry is of little to no consequence.

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