Innovation Issue MADE Magazine - Page 37

MADEXXX partner. What needs to happen now so that you can have a secure future? It includes taking into consideration the purchase of a home, vacations, your kids’ education, emergency savings, etc. Don’t enter into a marriage blindly not knowing anything about your SO’s finances. It is a recipe for disaster. 10 What would you do if we fell out of love? This is another insightful question. No one gets married with the goal of divorcing. But, in your relationship, you will have ups and downs which will test the strength of your relationship. I love what one of my friends always says about her marriage to her husband, “Yes, we hit rough spots here and there, but we made a pact that divorce is not even part of the equation.” If you want to have a successful marriage; you have to have the mindset that nothing will take you away from your partner. And having an open dialogue about what your plan would be if things were to get tough, can be the thing that saves you when dynamics change in your relationship Marriage is a good thing. Finding someone you love, care about and want to spend your life with can bring value to your life in ways you would have never expected. By answering these 10 important questions before you walk down the aisle, it will help you to get your marriage off to a great start! You have to have the mindset that nothing will take you away from your partner. INNOVATION ISSUE 37