Must Read 5 myths unmarried people have about marriage

Some people believe that being single is the time to hook up with as many partners as one can. When the time comes to settle down, the thinking goes, settle down, strap on their boots and remain faithful to their spouses.

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  • Married couples have less sex

You probably aren’t the only one who gets caught in the trap of thinking that singles have more sex than married couples. Well, studies have discovered that married couples are in fact having a lot more sex than single people.

The belief that singles have frequent and better sex than marrieds is more of a cultural myth than a fact. Married people have the added advantage of convenience, emotional intimacy, less fear of STIs and pregnancy. As a result they do have frequent sex as compared to singles.

  • That the temptation to be unfaithful is less real

Some people believe that being single is the time to hook up with as many partners as one can. When the time comes to settle down, the thinking goes, settle down, strap on their boots and remain faithful to their spouses.

The truth is, married people are tempted to cheat, and some in fact do cheat, just like any other single person. It takes more than a ring to make people faithful and loyal.

  • That when they marry they will waltz off into the sunset with their partners and leave behind external family interference

Planning on getting married to get away from your nosy, interfering mother? Think again, your fiancé (e) comes with a mother/father who may be nosier, louder and more obnoxious than yours.

Read more: True or False Will you be capable of cheating when in love?

  • That married people don’t need to deliberately stoke the fires of love

A lot of singles are unaware of the actual work it takes to keep marital love fresh and progressive. The popular idea is that marriage is the destination point of the initial rush of love and affection. The truth however is that marriage is a process of renewing love each and every day, and making the other person better.

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  • Happily married couples do not argue or disagree

Contrary to the prevailing idea, a lack of argument is not a sign of a happy marriage. When couples don’t argue it means they are making a lot of emotional compromises, most of which they may not necessarily like. Talking things out is the best way to get frustrations and anger out of the way.

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By Dede Williams

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