I've always wondered if it's important to have marriage role models. A.P. and I both come from broken homes (I love saying that. It sounds so dramatic!). And while I certainly don't think it's the worst thing if your parents are divorced, I do think it makes your own marriage harder. A.P. and I have traded war stories and I certainly don't want that to ever happen to us or any of the kids we might have someday. Being not the marrying kind, I struggled a lot with whether or not we would be successful in our marriage because we'd had such shitty role models. In the end, I chose to see it as an opportunity to learn from our parents' mistakes.
Today's Marriage Monday is a series of interviews I did with some lovely friends of mine. I asked a bunch of girlfriends, all of whom are in very different stages in their dating/relationship lives, some questions about marriage role models. I am really excited to share their responses with you. I also "participated" in the interview, and will be posting my own answers last. I'll also be making an exciting announcement in my post! I'm excited to share with you these smart, interesting women's take on marital role models and how they weigh in on our own marriages. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed putting it together! And please, feel free to answer the interview questions yourself in the comments! I'd love to hear more views on this topic! : )
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