Stereotypes Of Adjustment In Marriage

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after we returned from our honeymoon, my wife prepared one of the delicacies of her people for us as lunch and she thought she had prepared a sumptuous meal for her husband. However, when she served me, she observed that I was not excited so she asked whether it was not nice. I politely told her it was nice just that it was like a snack to me and I was still expecting the ‘real’ food to be served. That was the first and the last time she prepared that dish. Before we married, there is a particular meat (dog meat) my own tribe consider a delicacy but my wife’s tribe consider it a taboo. So I stopped eating that meat till date for her sake. Adjustment in marriage is not an option but a necessity to accommodate each other and those who insist …show more content…
He or she makes commitments easily that he or she may not be committed to keeping and that makes the person unreliable. The quiet disposition of the introvert on the other hand makes him or her to be reserved except with intimate friends. He or she is fond of books and objects rather than people, tends to plan ahead, does not like excitement and likes an ordered life. If an introvert and extrovert marry, they must make adjustments or else they will always clash with each other. The extrovert may take the wife’s or husband’s silence to mean there is problem and the outgoing and carefree disposition of the extrovert may be a disturbance to the introvert. Extroverts must be careful or else they can create suspicion in their spouse especially in the way they relate with the opposite sex when they are married to an …show more content…
It can disorganize the family and your movements but determine to work together as a family on these changes. I recall my wife would wake up early to do her devotion and to prepare what the children would take to school and then I would drop them and pick them in the afternoon. Because we did not have a house help, I had to take care of them since my office was close by. In order for us not to be late, I would bath the children while she prepared their breakfast. The last two of our children had it very rough when a house help locked them in the house and ran away just four days after she was brought to us. They cried so much because of hunger and by the time we came back, my wife and I decided not to hire any house help again. We made further adjustment for the extra responsibility of taking care of them and meeting the demand of our offices. Indeed we were overstretched but we succeeded because we were working

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