14 Things Most Couples Don’t Expect About Marriage
The leader will change, many, many times
Throughout your marriage, there will be times when you have to be the leader—when you’re the one in the right emotional and mental (and financial!) state to make the most effort to keep the relationship strong—and your partner needs some direction. And there will be times when you’re in a bad place (because life will do that to us) and your partner needs to take the lead. Accept this ebb and flow and be grateful that you’re both willing to step it up when the other one is weak.