Commitment to Marriage

Divorce rates show how strong the commitment to marriage is consistent with ’til death do us part.’ Are there reasons to divorce? Yes. It is our responsible choice whether the grounds are severe and dangerous behaviors or are the frustrating behaviors of every day life.

Commitment to marriage is not a commitment to erotic attraction ’til death do us part.’ Commitment to marriage is not a commitment to agreement on everything ’til death do us part.’ Commitment to marriage is not a commitment to staying only if our spouse does not change ’til death do us part.’ Commitment to marriage is not a commitment as long as our spouse changes to our satisfaction ’til death do us part.’ Commitment to marriage is not a commitment to avoid conflict ’til death do us part.’

We will have discovered marriage is a commitment to help our spouse grow emotionally and spiritually and a commitment to ourself to grow emotionally and spiritually with our spouse……….’til death do us part’……no matter what.

2 responses to “Commitment to Marriage

  1. I think that commitment in marriage goes much farther than just agreeing to stick around. I believe that in order for marriage to work, both partners have to make a lifelong commitment to work at it.

    That mean working at open communication — working on keeping intimacy alive — working on meeting each other’s needs, etc.

    And yes, this commitment is “til death do us part.”

  2. committment helps to build a strong marriage.

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