156 Marriage Problem Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of marriage problem quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about marriage problem solving.

The Most Famous Marriage Problem Quotes (Best in 2024)

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The truth is you can have a great marriage, but there are still no guarantees. — Demi Moore

Marriage is that relation between man and woman in which the independence is equal, the dependence mutual, and the obligation reciprocal. — Louis K. Anspacher

My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you — Socrates

The divorce rate would be lower if instead of marrying for better or worse people would marry for good. — Ruby Dee

Some people claim that marriage interferes with romance. There's no doubt about it. Anytime you have a romance, your wife is bound to interfere. — Groucho Marx

Quarrels often arise in marriages when the bridal gifts are excessive. — Antisthenes

The secret to having a good marriage is to understand that marriage must be total, it must be permanent, and it must be equal. — Frank Pittman

My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be happy; if not, you'll become a philosopher. — Socrates

There's only one way to have a happy marriage and as soon as I learn what it is I'll get married again. — Clint Eastwood

Marriage should be between a spouse and a spouse, not a gender and a gender. — Hendrik Hertzberg

Short Marriage Problem Quotes

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  • Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation. — Oscar Wilde
  • Bad marriages don't cause infidelity; infidelity causes bad marriages. — Frank Pittman
  • The hardest-learned lesson: that people have only their kind of love to give, not our kind. — Mignon McLaughlin
  • Marriage is three parts love and seven parts forgiveness of sins. — Lao Tzu
  • Marriage to a very rich woman posed problems. — Lord Mountbatten
  • You dont have a marriage problem, you have a sin problem. — Henry R Brandt
  • All marriages are happy it's living together afterwards that causes all the problems. — Raymond Hull
  • All marriages are happy. It's trying to live together afterwards that causes all the problems. — Shelley Winters
  • I really don't have a problem with gay marriage... because I'm tolerant and rational. — David Cross
  • Marriage doesn't create problems. It reveals them. You bring unresolved stuff into it. — Rick Warren
Marriage problem quote Sometimes the easiest way to solve a problem is to stop participating in the pro
Sometimes the easiest way to solve a problem is to stop participating in the problem.

Love Marriage Problem Quotes

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As for his secret to staying married: "My wife tells me that if I ever decide to leave, she is coming with me." — Jon Bon Jovi

Real giving is when we give to our spouses what's important to them, whether we understand it, like it, agree with it, or not. — Michele Weiner-Davis

It is not your love that sustains the marriage, but from now on, the marriage that sustains your love. — Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Marriage problem quote The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to undrstand. We listen to
The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to undrstand. We listen to reply.

The problem with marriage is that it ends every night after making love, and it must be rebuilt every morning before breakfast. — Gabriel Garcia Marquez

I like not only to be loved, but to be told that I am loved; the realm of silence is large enough beyond the grave. — George Eliot

The main problem in marriage is that, for a man, sex is a hunger-like eating. If the man is hungry and can't get to a fancy French restaurant, he'll go to a hot dog stand. For a woman, what's important is love and romance. — Joan Fontaine

Marriage problem quote The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts whi
The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts while the stupid ones are full of confidence.

I love going to weddings. And I love it when my friends get married. I'm not against marriage but it's just not for me. I'm a vegetarian, but I don't have a problem if you want a hamburger. — Sarah Silverman

Things don't change in a marriage until the spouse who is taking responsibility for a problem that is not hers decides to say or do something about it. — Henry Cloud

The major problem of life is learning how to handle the costly interruptions. The door that slams shut, the plan that got sidetracked, the marriage that failed. Or that lovely poem that didn't get written because someone knocked on the door. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

Marriage Problem Solving Quotes

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The real achievement in discoveries... is seeing an analogy where no one saw one before... The essence of discovery is that unlikely marriage of cabbages and kings — of previously unrelated frames of reference or universes of discourse — whose union will solve the previously insoluble problem. — Arthur Koestler

Marriage is an attempt to solve problems together which you didn't even have when you were on your own. — Eddie Cantor

We are trained to analyze problems and create solutions. We forget that marriage is a relationship, not a project to be completed or a problem to solve. — Gary Chapman

Marriage problem quote Be selective in your battles, don't make every problem a war.
Be selective in your battles, don't make every problem a war.

Jesus' teaching in general [implies] that happy and fulfilling sexual relations in marriage depend on each partner aiming to give satisfaction to the other. If it is the joy of each to make the other happy, a hundred problems will be solved before they happen. — John Piper

Marriage should not be viewed as a therapeutic step to solve problems such as homosexual inclinations or practices. — Gordon B. Hinckley

There's lots of problem solving in any marriage, but when you have this collective goal that is a human being, it's an inspiring rally point. — Ty Burrell

Marriage problem quote Life is a journey to be experienced, not a problem to be solved.
Life is a journey to be experienced, not a problem to be solved.

You still don't like the idea of gay marriage? Then, as my friend, the economist Julianne Malveaux, says: Don't marry a gay person. Case closed, problem solved. — Barbara Ehrenreich

Difficulties In Marriage Quotes

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The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality, but must live with a character. — Peter De Vries

The male's difficulties in his sexual relations after marriage include a lack of facility, of ease, or of suavity in establishing rapport in a sexual situation. — Alfred Kinsey

I have no difficulty with the recognition of civil unions for non-traditional relationships but I believe in law we should protect the traditional definition of marriage. — Stephen Harper

Marriage problem quote If it can be solved, theres no need to worry, and if it can't be solved, worry i
If it can be solved, theres no need to worry, and if it can't be solved, worry is of no use.

Marriage is a state that is attended with so much care and trouble, that it is a kind of faulty indulgence and selfishness to livesingle, in order to avoid the difficulties it is attended with. — Samuel Richardson

I would rather have young people settle on a small income at once, and have to struggle with a few difficulties together, than be involved in a long engagement. — Jane Austen

Marriage Advice Quotes

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Before marriage, a man declares that he would lay down his life to serve you; after marriage, he won't even lay down his newspaper to talk to you. — Helen Rowland

Never advise anyone to go to war or to marry. — Danish Proverbs

The husband who wants a happy marriage should learn to keep his mouth shut and his checkbook open. — Groucho Marx

Marriage problem quote Be grateful for small things, big things, and everything in between. Count your
Be grateful for small things, big things, and everything in between. Count your blessings, not your problems.

I married Miss Right. I just didn't know her first name was Always — Red Skelton

A young man should not marry yet, an old man not at all — Greek Proverbs

Love is a vessel that contains both security and adventure, and commitment offers one of the great luxuries of life: time. Marriage is not the end of romance, it is the beginning. — Esther Perel

Marriage problem quote Anyone can run away, it's super easy. Facing problems and working through them,
Anyone can run away, it's super easy. Facing problems and working through them, that's what makes you strong.

God speaks with authority on every subject including marriage and His advice trumps Oprah's every time. — Kirk Cameron

Marriage is really tough because you have to deal with feelings... and lawyers. — Richard Pryor

Marriage is like a hot bath; once you get used to it, it ain't so hot. — Minnie Pearl

Marriage is the only war in which you sleep with the enemy. — Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Good Marriage Quotes

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A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers. — Ruth Graham

What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are but how you deal with incompatibility. — Leo Tolstoy

There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion, or company than a good marriage. — Martin Luther

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A successful marriage is made up of two good forgivers. — Ruth Graham

A good marriage is where both people feel like they're getting the better end of the deal. — Anne Lamott

Love is missing someone whenever you're apart, but somehow feeling warm inside because you're close in heart. — Kai Knudsen

Marriage problem quote Running from your problems is just adding another one to the list.
Running from your problems is just adding another one to the list.

A good marriage does not require a perfect man or a perfect woman. It only requires a man and a woman committed to strive together toward perfection. — Dallin H. Oaks

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A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband. — Michel de Montaigne

The mark of a good marriage is when only one of you goes crazy at a time! — Heinz Kohut

In a good relationship, people get angry, but in a very different way. The Marriage Masters see a problem a bit like a soccer ball. They kick it around. It's 'our' problem. — John M. Gottman

Marriage Life Quotes

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When you love someone, you love the person as they are, and not as you'd like them to be. — Leo Tolstoy

We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness — and call it love — true love. — Robert Fulghum

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. — Lao Tzu

Marriage problem quote Stay away from negative people. They have a problem for every solution,
Stay away from negative people. They have a problem for every solution,

A loving relationship is one in which the loved one is free to be himself -- to laugh with me, but never at me; to cry with me, but never because of me; to love life, to love himself, to love being loved. Such a relationship is based upon freedom and can never grow in a jealous heart — Leo Buscaglia

The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers. — Nhat Hanh

Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and a richness to life that nothing else can bring. — Oscar Wilde

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And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. — Kahlil Gibran

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Years of love have been forgot, In the hatred of a minute. — Edgar Allan Poe

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And so, being young and dipt in folly, I fell in love with melancholy. — Edgar Allan Poe

I have learned that a woman can be a fighter, a freedom fighter, a political activist, and that she can fall in love, and be loved, she can be married, have children, be a mother... Revolution must mean life also; every aspect of life. — Leila Khaled

Family Problem Quotes

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Problem talk creates problems, Solution talk creates solutions. — Steve de Shazer

Childhood should be carefree, playing in the sun; not living a nightmare in the darkness of the soul. — Dave Pelzer

When someone we love is having difficulty and is giving us a bad time, it's better to explore the cause than to criticize the action. — Zig Ziglar

Marriage problem quote There comes a point when you have to realize that you'll never be good enough fo
There comes a point when you have to realize that you'll never be good enough for some people. The question is, is that your problem or theirs?

Deep inside us, we know what every family therapist knows: the problems between the parents become the problems within the children. — Roger Gould

We all need to start making some changes to how our families eat. Now, everyone loves a good Sunday dinner. Me included. And there's nothing wrong with that. The problem is when we eat Sunday dinner Monday through Saturday. — Michelle Obama

I sincerely believe the word "relationships" is the key to the prospect of a decent world [and life]. It seems abundantly clear that every problem you will have - in your family, in your business, in our nation, or in this world - is essentially a matter of relationships, of interdependence. — Clarence Francis

One of the main problems in families today is that we spend less and less time together.... Time together is precious time-time needed to talk, to listen, to encourage, and to show how to do things. — James E. Faust

America’s drug problem is not going to be solved in courtrooms or legislative hearing rooms by judges and politicians. It will be solved in living rooms and dining rooms and across kitchen tables – by parents and families. — Joseph A. Califano, Jr.

One of Satan's greatest tools is pride: to cause a man or a woman to center so much attention on self that he or she becomes insensitive to his Creator or fellow beings. It is a cause for discontent, divorce, teenage rebellion, family indebtedness, and most other problems we face. — Ezra Taft Benson

Women are the victims of war... as widows they've faced the trauma of being single parents and livelihoods of families are affected. A lot of gender-related problems come up in terms of health, education, domestic violence, etc. — Kumari Jayawardena

Strong Marriage Quotes

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A strong marriage requires two people who choose to love each other even on those days when they struggle to like each other. — Dave Willis

Love does not come to those who seek it, but to those who give love. It is a binding force between souls who have nothing to give but themselves to one another. — Harold Klemp

Marriage is like a well-built porch. If one of the two posts leans too much, the porch collapses. So each must be strong enough to stand on its own. — Deb Caletti

A strong marriage requires loving your spouse even in those moments when they aren't being lovable; it means believing in them even when they struggle to believe in themselves. — Dave Willis

The old welfare system was hurting people by discouraging work and marriage. Welfare reform, and now this legislation, will build on the understanding that work and strong families are the foundation upon which we build our future. — Jim Talent

I think long-lasting, healthy relationships are more important than the idea of marriage. At the root of every successful marriage is a strong partnership. — Carson Daly

It takes something to get married: nerve, hope, a strong desire to make a certain statement - and it takes something to stay married: more hope, determination, a sense of humor, and needs that are best met by being in a pair. — Amy Bloom

Marriage has the power to set the course of your life as a whole. If your marriage is strong, even if all the circumstances in your life around you are filled with trouble and weakness, it won't matter. You will be able to move out into the world in strength. — Timothy Keller

Love is not weakness. It is strong. Only the sacrament of marriage can contain it. — Boris Pasternak

Whoever invented marriage was an ingenious tormentor. It is an institution committed to the dulling of the feelings. The whole point of marriage is repetition. The best it aims for is the creation of strong, mutual dependencies. — Susan Sontag

Wedding Marriage Quotes

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I came from a big family. As a matter of fact, I never got to sleep alone until I was married. — Lewis Grizzard

Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning. — Paulo Coelho

There is no greater happiness for a man than approaching a door at the end of a day knowing someone on the other side of that door is waiting for the sound of his footsteps. — Ronald Reagan

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Come grow old with me. The best is yet to be. — William Wordsworth

Marriage is like a bank account. You put it in, you take it out, you lose interest. — Irwin Corey

Don't marry the person you think you can live with; marry only the individual you think you can't live without. — James Dobson

The man who says his wife can't take a joke, forgets that she took him. — Oscar Wilde

A man doesn't know what happiness is until he's married. By then it's too late. — Frank Sinatra

You can't stay mad at somebody who makes you laugh. — Jay Leno

Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife. — Franz Schubert

Bad Marriage Quotes

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One who marries for love alone will have bad days but good nights. — African Proverbs

So many people prefer to live in drama because it's comfortable. It's like someone staying in a bad marriage or relationship - it's actually easier to stay because they know what to expect every day, versus leaving and not knowing what to expect. — Ellen DeGeneres

I was married once--in San Francisco. I haven't seen her for many years. The great earthquake and fire in 1906 destroyed the marriage certificate. There's no legal proof. Which proves that earthquakes aren't all bad. — W. C. Fields

I have come to believe that if two people are prepared to make a lifetime commitment to love and care for each other in good times and in bad, the government shouldn't deny them the opportunity to get married. — Rob Portman

Nothing will undermine your effectiveness as a leader faster than a bad marriage. — Michael Hyatt

A lot of success in life and business comes from knowing what you want to avoid: early death, a bad marriage, etc. — Charlie Munger

But I will agree that I think that things happen with people in relationships, that you might have been able to enjoy Morocco, say, if you weren't getting out of a bad marriage. You know what I mean? — Robert Downey, Jr.

She is always married too soon, who gets a bad husband, and she is never married too late, who gets a good one. — Daniel Defoe

Many a good hanging prevents a bad marriage. — William Shakespeare

The best thing you can do is find a person who loves you for exactly what you are. — Diablo Cody

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More Marriage Problem Quotes

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giving the utmost of herself to three absorbing interests [marriage, motherhood, career] ... was a problem for a superwoman, and a job for a superwoman, and only some such fabled being could have accomplished it with success. — Storm Jameson

Again, our marriage problems are not really marriage problems. They are heart problems. They are God problems. Our lack of intimacy with God causes a void that we try to fill with the frailest of substitutes. Like wealth or pleasure. Like fame or respect. Like people. Like marriage. — Francis Chan

Before my marriage, I didn’t think about all the obligations that were awaiting me. My experience has proved useful and I think that I have a natural propensity to feel compassion for people and their problems. — Sayings

Perhaps my problem in marriage-and it is the problem of many women-was to want both intimacy and independence. It is a difficult line to walk, yet both needs are important to a marriage. — Hedy Lamarr

The marriage partner is not really the problem. No other person can ultimately make you happy. You must learn how to be happy within yourself. — Joel Osteen

I can think of no habit, kept up through the years, that binds a married couple more than that of reading good books together. Domestic problems and personal problems are for the time forgotten, and an intellectual intimacy is established that can be maintained in few other ways. — Alice Hegan Rice

In a difficult marriage, both of us have failed each other. Even though one may be the major problem,you also have failed often in the way you have responded to them, the way you have treated them, in the way you have handled your hurt and your pain. — Gary Chapman

Count your blessings for selfish reasons! Psychological studies show that people who are aware of their blessings and feel grateful for them live longer than non-grateful people, have fewer medical problems such as hypertension, earn more and achieve longer marriages. — Gregg Easterbrook

It takes both spouses to say, "My self-centeredness is the main problem in my marriage" to have a great marriage. — Timothy Keller

Marriage is supposed to do everything, like Duz, which is more than half its problem. It is said to save us, define us, give us purpose, keep us from loneliness, and incidentally balance our diet and wash our socks, and when it doesn't, we get divorced. — Merle Shain

Broken marriages, conflicts of loyalty, the problems of everyday life fall away as one faces up to [Jeff] Thomson. — Mike Brearley

While your character flaws may have created mild problems for other people, they will create major problems for your spouse and your marriage. — Timothy Keller

In Hollywood all the marriages are happy, it's trying to live together afterwards that causes all the problems. — Shelley Winters

Civil marriage is a very serious problem. I think that even the religious understands that we must look for some kind of a solution because we have some contradictions. . I'm sure there are many solutions. — Avigdor Lieberman

When a man thinks about a woman he thinks about love, he never thinks about marriage. When a woman thinks about a man, she thinks about marriage. Love is secondary, security is first. She lives in a different kind of world - maybe in the future she may not, but in the past the only problem for the woman was how to be secure. — Osho

In Hollywood, all marriages are happy. It's trying to live together afterwards that causes the problems. — Shelley Winters

I don't think gay marriage is any threat to marriage. I think divorce is a bigger problem to marriage than anything else. — Rick Warren

The aura of the theocratic death penalty for adultery still clings to America, even outside New England, and multiple divorce, which looks to the European like serial polygamy, is the moral solution to the problem of the itch. Love comes into it too, of course, but in Europe we tend to see marital love as an eternity which encompasses hate and also indifference: when we promise to love we really mean that we promise to honor a contract. Americans, seeming to take marriage with not enough seriousness, are really taking love and sex with too much. — Anthony Burgess

One of society's biggest problems today is that we've allowed relationships to be accepted as impermanent, particularly marriage. — Unknown

The biggest problem in my life is trying to be the kind of man that I want to be, the father that I want to be, and how to process the failure of my marriage. — Ethan Hawke

Women's self didn't die; it had never been born. And when women insisted on their right to have a self, they weren't understood even by their husbands who cried, Haven't I given you enough? And by their parents who joined the crowd who deemed them selfish and responsible for all the problems in their marriage. I remember it all too well. — Judith M Bardwick

People can't help the way they feel, only what they do about it. They can no longer not be attracted to someone other than their spouse than they can say they are not hungry or not thirsty or not frightened or embarrassed. It's when you act on that attraction when you know it would be bad for your marriage that is the problem. In a good marriage, the couple are each as committed to the marriage as they are to each other. — Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Everybody's problem is not yours, regardless of marriage and relationships, and I think women sometimes have to shed "what we think it should be" and address "what it is". — Tichina Arnold

Marriage is this black box which is the key to all social and political problems; the family is the unit. — Stephen Marche

Pushing gun control drives people [in my district] crazy, gay marriage, abortion, deficit spending.All of that stuff adds up to be a problem for Democrats. — Collin Peterson

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