When couples get caught up in the thrill of getting engaged and planning a wedding, some of the details like centerpieces and napkin colors can get in the way of what they’re truly about to celebrate: their relationship and their commitment to each other. But it’s important to really focus on the reasons you’re getting married, not just on the details of your wedding. This post from News OK shares some expert tips for making sure your relationship is built to last, and how to stay strong together even in the toughest of times so your marriage doesn't eventually end in divorce. One of the most important things to keep in mind when you're making a commitment to your significant other is that you truly know each other. A person's true colors can come out in the worst times, and you want to make sure you'll both be there for each other to offer support, rather than get scared off. Additionally, you can't expect to change your partner once you're married, and you can't expect your partner to fix any issues that you need to work out on your own. Of course, it's best if you think about these things *before* you decide to get engaged, but a little reminder to gain some perspective never hurt either.
Read the full article here: Relationship Mistakes to Avoid and Tips for Healthy Relationship Success