Dr. Paul Chappell on the Christian Post | It Looked Different In the Picture: In Marriage, Unrealistic Expectations Can Set Couples Up for Disappointment


It Looked Different In the Picture: In Marriage, Unrealistic Expectations Can Set Couples Up for Disappointment

Many dating or married couples build up Valentine’s Day and have sometimes unrealistic expectations for a romantic holiday. Sigh!

By Dr. Paul Chappell

Candlelight, roses and chocolate. Many dating or married couples build up Valentine’s Day and have sometimes unrealistic expectations for a romantic holiday.

Husbands and wives can fall into the same trap with marriage itself.

Many years ago, at a family meeting that included all my immediate family and our spouses, my dad said these exact words: “I’m taking you on a vacation to paradise. The exchange rate is so good right now that you can eat steak and lobster every night.”

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