What makes a good marriage?

What makes a healthy marriage last?

Sherry Katz, LCSW
Sherry Katz, LCSW
Couples and Family Therapist, LCSW

I appreciate your question.

The answer of what makes a "good marriage" are as varied as there are marriages.

Basically, similarity, like mindedness in beliefs and values, makes a good marriage. 

The best chance of getting along with someone on a longterm basis is when two people see life and the world in similar ways.

Even though "opposites attract" this is a short lived dynamic which breaks apart when there aren't enough similarities in common between the partners.

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