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
Glamorous Marriage Problems quotations
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.
As for his secret to staying married: "My wife tells me that if I ever decide to leave, she is coming with me."
Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.
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.
Bad marriages don't cause infidelity; infidelity causes bad marriages.
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.
The hardest-learned lesson: that people have only their kind of love to give, not our kind.
Marriage is three parts love and seven parts forgiveness of sins.
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.
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.
It is not your love that sustains the marriage, but from now on, the marriage that sustains your love.
Marriage is an attempt to solve problems together which you didn't even have when you were on your own.
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.
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.
The problem with marriage is that it ends every night after making love, and it must be rebuilt every morning before breakfast.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It takes both spouses to say, "My self-centeredness is the main problem in my marriage" to have a great marriage.
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.
Broken marriages, conflicts of loyalty, the problems of everyday life fall away as one faces up to [Jeff] Thomson.
While your character flaws may have created mild problems for other people, they will create major problems for your spouse and your marriage.
In Hollywood all the marriages are happy, it's trying to live together afterwards that causes all the problems.
Marriage to a very rich woman posed problems.
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.
You dont have a marriage problem, you have a sin problem.
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.
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.
In Hollywood, all marriages are happy.
It's trying to live together afterwards that causes the problems.
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.
All marriages are happy it's living together afterwards that causes all the problems.