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About Love & Marriage
“A happy marriage is a long conversation which always feels too short.” ~ Andre Maurois
I guess some happy marriages are silent, but still there's a conversation of feelings and intentions.
“A man without a wife is but half a man.”
You can be happy on your own, but God is it better when you find your "other half" and you both recognize you belong together! "Marriage has some thorns, but celibacy has no roses."
“To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the loving cup, whenever you're wrong admit it, whenever you're right, shut up.” ~ Ogden Nash
It's egotism that wrecks marriages - "I'm right, you're wrong, ha ha" - just as any other kind of relationship. This might be tolerated for a while but gradually a barrier builds up, then one day the relationship breaks down. Many couples stay together anyway because of the difficulties of parting. But the solution is to finally begin open communication heart to heart, with compassion and forgiveness, and both learning the lessons. Then the true marriage could begin.
“Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated; often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.” ~ Sydney Smith
"Till death do us part," and even then, not so...
“The marriage service performed in your churches refers to the existence of the marriage until death parts the man and his wife. If spiritually they are not united they are parted before death comes. If there is love, there is nothing that will ever separate them.” ~ Silver Birch (through medium)
Love is forever... there's so much evidence of this in NDEs and mediumship - see Is There Life After Death?
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Here’s some further reading on this theme...

Losing the Connection: You Still Love Each Other but No Longer Connect ~ by Gabriella Kortsch, Ph.D.

It can happen gradually, as time passes. You realize, one day, that although there is still love, there is no real connection anymore between you and your partner. Or perhaps you realize it suddenly, and perhaps what you realize - even while you acknowledge that there is still love - is not that there is no real connection anymore, but that there never was one. Continues...

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