It’s been a few weeks after your wedding, and you’ve just arrived from our honeymoon. After unpacking your bags, sending thank-yous to your guests who made it to your wedding or gave you lovely gifts, what are you supposed to do? What’s the next step after your wedding and your honeymoon?
Ideally, if you haven’t done it yet, this is the time for you and your partner to start thinking about your life together as a married couple. Read on to find some essential things you and your partner should discuss together.
Money is a big deal in any and every relationship. And if you don’t start talking about how you will handle finances in your marriage early on or even before the wedding, you may face some challenges and conflicts.
Some questions you need to ask yourselves are:
Communication is an important aspect of any relationship. If you haven’t set ground rules for communicating and resolving conflicts with your spouse, maybe now is the time to sit down for a heart-to-heart talk. We can guarantee that it will save many a heartache.
Here are some rules you may want to consider setting.
Dealing with in-laws can be tricky for couples, so you and your spouse need to approach the topic with open hearts. Here are some things you could discuss:
As a couple, you also need to talk about family planning and career goals, as these decisions will really affect you. Ask yourself:
Setting clear expectations for what you want in your marriage is a must-do. Don’t wait until you’re in the middle of a conflict or challenge before tackling this important conversation. It will save you a lot of confusion in the future and help guide your marriage as you move forward from your wedding and honeymoon.