Why is marriage harder than dating?
The reason marriage is so much more challenging than dating is because you and your spouse live together. When you’re dating you have time apart, you have time for yourself. Then, you go on a date and you have specific allocated time that is just for the two of you, and then you have a specific allocated time to be separate.
But when you live with somebody, it all kind of meshes together.
So, if you can think about marriage the way that dating once was, and create that kind of dynamic in your home, it could be really helpful.
Allocate time for yourself, time for the two of you, time for the whole family, and then differentiate, because all of those different times need specific undivided attention.