Yesterday and Today As far as the weddings themselves are concerned, a bride in a city like Palermo can choose to have her wedding in a church that is Norman-Arab, Byzantine, Romanesque Gothic, Baroque or modern. In few cities does such a wide choice of authentic period churches exist.
How to Keep Love Alive: Accept the notion that there will be storms and droughts Almost all relationships have difficulties.
Honeymoons end, and the cute stuff starts to look and sound pretty disgusting. Accepting the idea that marriage is not a Disney happily-ever-after movie, will help open the door to a life that can be richly rewarding. That way, in those trying times, there will be some holding power.
A storm in not failure. Sometimes all you need to do is let it pass.
Preventive care The best medicine is an ounce of prevention. So the best way to keep the flame of love from dying is to keep it alive. Keep the romance alive Date night. Hug and hold hands, open doors, leave notes for each other and give back rubs and shoulder massages.
Have you stopped holding the door for her? Have you stopped running to give him a hug when he comes home?
When was the last time you played a board game or had a tickle fight or took a walk around the block hand in hand? Feelings matter Listen to her feelings.
They will seem irrational and maddening. Feelings make sense to the person feeling them usually.
Validating those feelings is a sign of respect. And respect is a necessary component to sustained love. By serving with a willing heart, out of a desire to do something kind for the other, you develop greater love and compassion for that person.
And you inspire in that person an appreciation for your service, the sense that they are, in fact, loved. Prioritize your spouse If you put your spouse at the end of every list, your marriage will be at the end of the list too.But still, almost everyone I know is married.
And despite the falling marriage rates, I think for most people it is still the gold standard of how to live one's life. I certainly grew up wanting it. My plan was to meet the perfect man, get married, make a home together, have children and live happily ever after.
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Finally, marriage used to be unviolable, something impossible to split. Today divorce is routine, with half ending before death do us part. That may or may not be good for society, children and spouses, but it shows how marriage is still evolving.
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George Clerk/iStockphoto Humans are still evolving—and we can watch it happen. As the church's power grew through the Middle Ages, so did its influence over marriage.
In , marriage was declared one of the church's seven sacraments, alongside rites like baptism and penance.