When considering a potential marriage partner, these factors greatly impact the average success rate for marriage (although there will obviously be exceptions to the trends).
So, the best advice is to wait to get married until after you finish college.
Don't get into the habit of cohabitation, but date over a long period of time.
I've dated countless women and it has always amazed me how little they know about men.
If nothing else, this blog is an outlet for voicing my astonishment at the typical female's ignorance of the male mindset.
The Commission’s actions in response to its comprehensive review of the Commitments of Traders Reporting program are summarized in Comprehensive Review of the Commitments of Traders Reporting Program published December 5, 2006.
An Executive Summary of the December 5, 2006 report is also available. The data shows that people who have multiple cohabiting relationships before marriage are more likely to experience more negative communication in marriage, than people who do not cohabit before marriage.Although some of these effects might be due to the characteristics of people who cohabit (e.g., they tend to move from one relationship to another), recent studies suggest that selection is not involved, but that the cohabitation experience itself contributes to problems in marriage.However, the elated, "high" feeling we get when we "fall in love" is really infatuation This kind of "love" is something that is typically short-lived, and unless replaced by true love, results in broken relationships.Those who think the infatuation phase of a relationship will last for a lifetime are setting themselves up for disappointment and failure.The reason why cohabitation may setup couples for failure in marriage is because cohabitation is just a test.