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HelpStop AnimalAbuse voted up Tom Jackson's answer

In retrospect, after 35+ plus years, the first was somewhat difficult, but marriages present different challenges for the partners at different stages of life.  Some require more intense focus to deal with than others.

But my wife and I have had excellent results---so far, every time we have commented that we "have had a really good … Read more

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HelpStop AnimalAbuse thanked Tom Jackson's answer

In retrospect, after 35+ plus years, the first was somewhat difficult, but marriages present different challenges for the partners at different stages of life.  Some require more intense focus to deal with than others.

But my wife and I have had excellent results---so far, every time we have commented that we "have had a really good … Read more

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HelpStop AnimalAbuse voted up Ancient One's answer

There are so many variables in life the first year of marriage depends on your circumstances and how you and your mate aproach marriage and life. It can be the most glorious year, or the most tramatic year, or the most horrendous year, or a miracle year. Usually folks say the "third year" is the … Read more

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HelpStop AnimalAbuse voted up Yin and Yang's answer

Yes and no. Yes because that is the year you two are learning to adjust to the new "lifestyle". Sometimes the honeymoon produces a baby so pregnancy and newborn hood play a roll in the difficulty. Sometimes its the added expenses to a "fixed" income. Or its harder then one spouse thought it would be. … Read more