Before You Get Married, Make Sure You’ve Thought About These Pieces Of Advice

Advertisement

Single people around the world might be pining to tie the knot when they see their buddies strutting down the aisle, but give it a few years and they will be sure to hear from the loving couple the words, “Marriage isn’t easy.” No, it certainly isn’t, and that’s probably why an increasing number of people around the globe are deciding not to do it, according to United Nations statistics on marriage trends.

While we don’t want to scare you away from getting hitched to your dearly betrothed, it’s better you know some facts about marriage before you take the plunge. Read some of these shocking marriage facts and then tell us what you think about happily ever after.

10. Having Kids Will Probably Ruin Your Marriage

Yep, you read that correctly. According to research on marital satisfaction, on the whole, couples fell into a relationship decline after their child was born. While this might seem a little depressing, the study also found that all relationships suffer a decline in satisfaction. Only if you have kids, the descent is twice as steep.

9. It Will Also Kill Your Sex Drive
Advertisement
It seems the men suffer most here, with research suggesting that after the man has said the words, “I do,” his testosterone levels plummet – affecting his libido. This might not be a problem, however, as other studies suggest women lose interest in sex quicker than men once they are hitched. Her security apparently kills her need to get it on. Read on for even more shocking facts.
8. But Keep Your Sex Life Active If You Want To Stay Together
Advertisement

Marriage might be killing your sex drive, but research shows that once couples start regulating their sex days to a frequency far lower than it was during the romance period, they are likely to break-up. The National Survey of Families and Households reports that couples with low rates of bedroom activity are “significantly” more at risk of being the victim of a divorce.

7. Handsome Men Will Suffer
Advertisement
If you’re a good-looking guy, the chances of you hating the fact you ever took the plunge are high. According to research taken by the Journal of Family Psychology, handsome husbands were less satisfied with marriage than guys that weren’t exactly model material. The good news is, if you’re a stunningly good-looking man but your wife is even more attractive, you stand more of a chance of achieving marital bliss.
6. Broke Men Can’t Be Trusted
Ok, so this one might not come as much of a surprise. But did you know that the breadwinner, be it a man or a woman, is far less likely to cheat than the one who is financially dependent? A study taken by a professor at the University of Connecticut found this to be the truth, but also said that financially dependent men were at least three times as likely to cheat than financially dependent women.
Advertisement
Advertisement