Pre-Marriage Questions Engaged Couples Should Discuss

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Are you in a serious relationship? How long have you been together? 1 year, 5 years or a lifetime? Rate your compatibility, pre-wedding questions. So, you’re engaged feeling buzzed and loved up. Perhaps Covid-19 has ruined your plans for getting married?

Well, you told your parents [I hope you did], posted the engagement on Instagram/Facebook but you may have the biggest doubts about your intended. In fact, you’ve broke up several times but you wear a beautiful diamond ring. Is it to be a traditional white church wedding? A destination wedding in sunny Jamaica. Or you’re not ready to commit?

Look, don’t let this indecisiveness put a strain on your union. Deal with these pre-marital issues. This way you and your fiance can resolve pandemic-related stuff, right? Answer openhearted questions about your serious relationship with pre-wedding questions. Dive in deep now!

 

PRE-WEDDING QUESTIONS

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Pre-wedding questions during the pandemic. Covid-19 has created new conflicts for wedding couples. So, find out what’s truly in your heart [without blaming each other]. Take romantic trip down memory lane and create the road map that echos a great love story. photo credit: Lajla-Borg-Jensen-at-RGBStock-com

 

1. HYGIENE HABITS

So, let’s break it down to the nitty-gritty. Is your man under pressure putting manscaping first? What about his other hygiene habits? Well girl, building a closer bond of everlasting friendship means he should smell good. Prioritised daily freshness is a must: don’t loose the hots for him!

2. SEEKING VALIDATION

Does your spouse fulfill your emotional needs? When was the first time you said “I love you”? Did you feel weird, moody and weird about it?  Or did your partner have to guess it? Whether you remember the exact moment or not. If you feel that the person is your best soulmate then that’s all-what matters, right?

3. PET PEEVES

Do you live together and feel annoyed with your partners behaviour sometimes? And does he spend more time with his mates than you? Do you feel lonely in the relationship? Does he truly listen? Can you cope with the pet peeves? Don’t struggle with this feeling make a Pro & Cons list to find out if he ticks all your boxes.

4. COUPLES CONFLICTS

Do you relate to this one? Do you struggle with cultural conflicts? Has covid-19 had a negative effect on your love? Is your relationship challenging? Is it a strain trying to understand where you’re partner is coming from? Well, don’t be afraid to feel like this, many couples identity with you. Seek therapy for pre-marital issues It should be addressed and dealt with appropriately.

 PRE-WEDDING QUESTIONS – II

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Men are from Mars and women are from Venus. Is your relationship damaged? Are you ready for a new chapter in your life? Do you want a fulfilling partnership? Pre-wedding interview questions are about daring to confront the issues. Share what’s on your mind (in a relaxed way).

5. COMFY COZY CHAT

Do you avoid the comfy cozy chat on the couch? Do you have insecurity issues with trust? Well, both of these things can cause anxiety. But, the right words can strengthen your love. Plan regular date nights on the comfy cozy couch with a bottle of wine. So, dare to discuss your different ways of looking at things. And listen to your likes and dislikes about the loving partnership.

6. PRE-WEDDING JITTERS

Envision your life as it is now, where do you see yourself a few years from now? And will your partner fulfill your needs? Is your spouse loyal? Well, don’t feel awful about taking the next step. But, be truthful, you wont know him until you’ve spent ample time together and meet his friends and family. Namely, you can disagree but value his opinion.

7. JEALOUS SPOUSE SYNDROME 

Do you like compliments? Do you feel jealous of your partners profession? What do you envy the most about your spouse’s life? Or is your partner envious of your friends and family? Well, if your other half feels like this, then the relationship might not thrive. Pre-marital strife is a No Go Area. Share these important observations. It’s better out than in!

8. TOXIC BEHAVIOUR

Is loyalty important to you? Does your partner have a gaming addiction? Or are you smothered with guilt? Does your partner exhibit toxic behaviour? Or does your partner deliberately sabotage your nights out with your mates? Jealously, the green eyed monster is a sign of insecurity, low self esteem and self worth. Source: www.marriage.com.

 

PRE-WEDDING QUESTIONS – III

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Pre-wedding questions: don’t take the back seat, drive your true feelings upfront. Shine a bright light on untold secrets, blatant lies, and unrealistic expectations. Get down and dirty and uncover the ultimate truth. McKinnon says, “Look to the end, release the anger, move forward! “

9. ROMANCE WITHOUT FINANCE

And what’s your spouses true intention, is the person financially savvy? What about your private goals, and confidential stuff – money matters. No romance without finance is a nuisance. Money can be the number one cause of divorce. So, don’t be blinded by love, difficult wedding planning and budgeting decisions. Find your bank statements and get stuck into it!

10. SUPPORT & SECURITY

Let’s face it, we ladies don’t want a man who is unable to support himself. Is he stable like a table? Can he get it together through good and bad times? So, he is gorgeous, does he have great charisma and is good in bed. But what about his financial ties? He could still be financially attached to his ex-wife. This means you are out of the picture.

11. INTIMACY & SEX

Another common issue couples fight about is sex, money and spending quality time together. Nevertheless, does your relationship feel like it’s hit rock bottom? Are you no longer satisfied in the bedroom? Are there things you really can’t stand anymore? Don’t let your gut feelings slip your mind. No one is immune, talk aboutit however painful it feels.

12. MORALS & ETHICS

Do you have a problem communicating what is good and bad within your relationship? Have you ever questioned the moral code or the ethical values upon which your relationship is based? Are you able to say these simple words, “I’m sorry babe. I agree with you my honey. You are or were right.”?

 

 

 PRE-WEDDING QUESTIONS – IV

13. CONFIDENCE & COMMITMENT

Although there’s a language of love, how do you sustain it when you speak different languages? Are you really confident about your relationship and feel committed to it? Whether your love is sweet, slow and steady. Or fiery, fast and furious you can make your relationship work, if that’s what you really want. www.medium.com.

14. FAMILY VALUES

Ask yourself, are you in full charge or does your partner rule? Whereas waving goodbye to old arguments strengthens your relationship, so can starting a family. And the shared joy, and happiness of being together could feel like you’ve hit the jackpot.  Becoming parents with a bunch of kids can be nerve-racking. Be realistic, it’s a big job. So, be clear about it.

15. HEALTH CHECKS

And what about getting a background health check? Namely, hidden concerns about extending your family tree could be a red alarm. But if you’ve both had a background health check this is a sign of a true connection. Have you been to the clinic? Well, nip any problems in the bud and get checked out now!

16.  SHARING CARING

Sadly, letting go of troubles and realising the honeymoon phase is over can be devastating. Of course, the lovey-dovey time passes by and reality kicks in. Perhaps these new emotions worry you? Do you feel troubled about what the future holds? Are you tough on yourself? Communicate your feelings, wishes and desires. Spend quality time together!

 

 PRE-WEDDING QUESTIONS – V

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Two people coming together can do better than one on their own. A strong bond of lasting friendship mirrors a meaningful and sentimental loving relationship. But, is he a sexy man? Then he understands your need to be physically intimate and affectionate when the mood is right!

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17. RELIGIOUS vs NON-BELIEF

Whether you are spiritualist, religious or non-religious, face your troubles and work on the issues that you are most concerned about. More importantly, enjoy the engagement. And look forward to hearing those wedding bells ring. Rekindle the love fire before the big day. In addition, stamp out a new sense of value!

18. CHILDREN

Feeling like a couple bubble means you are the only two people in the world. Open your eyes, mirror the respect and commitment you have for one another. Understanding each others needs to have children in the future creates a deeper, richer and healthier relationship.

19. WEDDING ASPIRATIONS

Another thing, are you bickering and arguing more than usual? Do you feel the  pressure is on to plan the perfect wedding? Are there major confrontation, anxiety and anger issues? How do you avoid all of this? Well,  here’s the truth fighting before marriage is normal. www.awarenesscentre.com.

20. FAMILY FEUDS

Do you bounce ideas off one another about how to cope with family feuds? In fact, do your family and friends like him? Getting on famously with each other’s relatives is really important. In fact, engaging with loved ones on a regularly basis shows you support each others need for family and friends. And enjoy a little moral support, it goes a long way.

21. FLAWS & IMPERFECTIONS

How long have you been a couple? Do you embrace each others flaws – imperfections? Do you compromise? Is there miscommunication? Are you walking on eggshells? Well, this isn’t healthy. Gain excellent maneuver tactics and become expert matrimonial mediators. From poles apart, two halves make a whole. But, is it worth it, is he who you think he is?

 

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22. PAST AFFAIRS

And this is another touchy subject. A wedding can trigger things from the past. Albeit the next chapter of your life feels exciting is very scary. Do you have a loving, healthy relationship? Are you wishing for an exceptional celebration? In all honesty, you’ve both got heavy baggage to carry from the past. So, avoid the no nonsense chat.

23. DRUGS & ALCOHOL

Does your partner influence you? Are you drugged up and dizzy in love? Perhaps your addicted to their viewpoint? How much booze do you drink? Being influenced by your partner doesn’t mean you’ve lost your independence. But you don’t have to partake in drugs, alcohol or other mind altering stuff to get respect.

24. OBSESSIVE PARTNER

Remember. when you are affectionate toward your partner, it lets them know how  important they are to you. So, take control of your life and feelings. Big romantic risks, bring great rewards. And, if red flags are waving, alarm bells are sounding off, or you have big knots in your gut. You must address it. www.joinonelove.org

SUMMARY

Face the fear. Your partner might feel like a failure but ready to talk about insecurities. Sort this out before the big day! In every relationship there is a better half and a stronger half. Which one are you? Rank and rate your relationship with the help of Cafe Astrology.com.

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About Clover Jean: I'm a Londoner based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Being a ceremonial wedding - symbolic marriage officiant with a gospel & soul choir is rewarding work. So, my guilty pleasures are fine dining, travel hot spots and on-line retail therapy. What's yours? Get in touch, via Instagram #cloverjeanamsterdam or Facebook. LIKE, SHARE, SPREAD THE LOVE & see you soon!

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