This activity will help you think about the realities of marriage. You may answer the questions on your own or as part of a group discussion. You may print the activity and write your answers on a separate sheet of paper, or you may type your answers in the space provided below. (Please note that when you leave this page, your answers will not be saved.)
What do you think is the best age to get married?
What do you think are the most important factors in making a marriage work?
How long should a couple know each other before they decide to get married?
Do you believe in love at first sight?
What TV show or movie portrays your view of a positive marriage or relationship?
Think of a couple who have what you consider a great marriage. What makes the relationship work?
What are the most significant lessons about marriage or relationships you got from your parents?
How do you think men and women differ in their views of marriage or relationships?
What do you think are the reasons that marriages or relationships fail?
What do you think children gain from living in a home with married parents?
What factors do you think make a person ready for marriage?
How do you know when you are ready to get married or become a parent?
Do you think that waiting until you get married to have a child would make you a better parent? Why or why not?
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