Marriage and dating communication
Things you should freely want to do for the other person become tasks you do only because you are expected to do them.You begin to resent the other person, and you want to put distance between you.The fellow hated to give up what he thought was a storybook situation, but he finally realized that the relationship wasn’t sufficient for marriage.He broke up with her and later met a young woman in a college class. Instead, they see it as a time to punish themselves, to feel hurt, or even to try to hurt others. If your dating relationship feels joyous and healthy, if both of you feel the Lord’s approval of your decision to marry, then the relationship “works,” and you marry. Both in my church callings and in my profession as a clinical psychologist, I have worked with people who cannot accept breaking up as a healthy part of the selection process of courtship.
They could talk about the Church and their missions, but not deeply about themselves.You become afraid to say what you honestly feel and think.