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The Real Meaning Of Commitment - Marriage Or Dating
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When you are committed to your marriage, it can only mean two things. The first one is lower than the second one and the second one has a more meaningful and deeper meaning and aspect of what commitment truly means in any relationship.

No one is perfect in relationships, but the two have the choice of working together and doing what it takes to make the relationship successful. Yea, anyone can be committed when it’s good and dandy, but what happens when the pit falls and it’s dark in the relationship? Are you that committed to working through it every way possible and stand firm?

Let’s say for instance, you and your spouse got into a terrible fight over the bills, and the fact is that the bills have been sky high for the last couple of months. When the argument evolves and escalades, in the middle of the night, will you wake up and feed the baby when it’s crying? Or will you get up at 6 in the morning just to put the trash outside for the trash man to get it at 7 am? These are the types of question you should be asking yourself? These are the types of thoughts should run through your mind whenever you are going through rough times with your partner and they just so happen to react a certain way. If you are your spouse is doing anything to despite the other, than I’m sorry, your relationship will not last and will eventually end with a breakup, therefore the relationship is not committed.

Two Things That Make Up Commitment

Benjamin Karney is a professor of psychology and co-director of the Relationship Institute at UCLA. He says that commitment can either be, (1) I want to continue this because I totally love this relationship or (2) it’s not going very well, but I’m committed. I will do whatever it takes to resolve these problems so that we can move forward.

What Do You Do When the Relationship is Vulnerable?

Communication is the single key to working toward a successful marriage and relationship. Without compromise, life with your partner will die and end up in divorce. It’s not about who is right or wrong, but rather what can “we” do to fix this?

Divorce couples may say they were very committed, but certain circumstance didn’t make it work, and once again, communication is the very reason why it didn’t work with both parties willingly wanting to make the best out of the situation.

Last Thoughts on The Subject

Commitment is not mandatory, it’s a choice. Make the best out of your choice to improve your relationship so that it will last longer than the others. Stand your ground and stand up for love and commitment in your marriage.

Please feel free to comment or share:-)


Street Talk

I have a new meaning for commitment in my marriage, I have decided I can be a good partner to my wife, or I can be right.... :) (Just kidding) good article.,

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  about 5 years ago

Give and take, seeing things from your partners point of view and never taking each other for granted :)

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  about 5 years ago

I agree with you. Commitment means working at improving your relationship and staying with the relationship even when things are tough.

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  about 5 years ago

I think part of that communication should be setting and sharing goals..finding ways to keep things fresh and alive...strive to see things from you partners point of view

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  about 5 years ago

Partners do not always have the same goals. I enjoy writing, so I write articles and do a blog. We do have some shared interests, though. We both belong to the same church and are involved with that church. We also like some of the same TV programs and movies. Partners often have different viewpoints about things, and sometimes we just agree to disagree. We come from different backgrounds and have different personalities, so I accept the fact we won't always see eye-to-eye on things.

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  about 5 years ago

I feel ya on that, because each person is different. You will have to accept the fact that both of you will bump heads.

  
  about 5 years ago

IKR.... my fiance always tells me that it will be better if we work together to money. I actually put him on into ebay selling, so now that he's found what works, he wants me in to help him all of the time. So yea, working together def helps both partners at the end:-)

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  about 5 years ago

I just got married and I'm on my way to learn how the marriage relationship goes. I agree to what you said about communication. It is really the key to solve every problem.

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  about 5 years ago

Congrats on your new marriage. I have been married for 15 years. Communication is very important - not just verbal communication, but also spending time together to just chat about what's going on. I had a couple of issues early in my marriage and hopefully you won't have those issues. We had issues regarding whether to go out and socialize or stay home. My hubby, Bob, is the stay-at-home type, and I enjoy socializing with people from time to time. Disagreements about handling money can also cause lots of problems. Bob and I talk with each other about finances.

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  about 5 years ago

Oh yea, money is def one way to breakup. And congrats on your successful marriage. I'm gettingh married soon too 4/06/2013 and I think it will last, because our communication skills is on point.

  
  about 5 years ago
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