When you're in love the world often seems rosy and it's easy to think that everything will work itself out. However, if you're seriously thinking about getting married, then you may want to take a moment to fully grasp just how a marriage will affect you. Clarifying your stance on issues now will help minimize any future headaches because both of you will be on the same page.

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