Married People Share Advice For Unmarried People

Contrary to what Disney tells us, you’ve probably heard the saying that marriage is hard work, and it honestly couldn’t be more true. A “happily ever after” is something that requires a lot of time, effort, and love.

User New_Presentation5105 asked, “Married people of Reddit, what [is] something you wish unmarried people knew?” Whether you’re in a committed relationship or single, it’s advice everyone can learn from.

Money Talks

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Nothing can frustrate a relationship quite like the issue of money. For many users, having a clear framework regarding their financial situation — such as how much money each partner earns and who’s responsible for paying what bills — is just good money sense.

“Finances are something you manage together. It isn’t something you cede to one spouse for whatever reason. I say this as someone who had to teach my dad how to use an ATM and the online banking site after my mom died.” – ConnieLingus24