Dating advice for women who want to get married
There’s a reason why Facebook put “It’s Complicated’ as a relationship status. Not so long ago, marriage was a great option for women.
It gave women a provider and a safe nest to raise kids.
And don't ever kid yourself on this important point: He is still having sex with his wife, no matter what you may want to believe. Legally, financially and emotionally, you have no claim.
You may realize that you have no claim legally or financially, but you would think there'd be an emotional attachment or bond between you and your lover.
In fact there usually isn't after the affair is over. Even though he has a deep feeling of love for you, he is able to process it in an unemotional way.
In 1950, nearly three-quarters of Americans were married, and now that number has dropped to about half.
Let your friends know that you still want to go out with them regularly.
Don't always be so ready to cancel plans you have made with others to accommodate him. It allows you to see yourself through the eyes of another man who finds you interesting and attractive. It helps to remember that the man with whom you are intimately involved in "your other life" is not living as a monk with his wife.
Marriage is still the best nest to raise offspring.
Children who are born to married parents tend to do better in terms of health, education and social adjustment.