You may think you're being useful by saying certain common phrases that seem helpful, but they're not. I've created a list of things people have said to me during a panic attack. Word of advice: Don't say these things. But lucky for you, I'm also including some helpful ways to make the situation less awkward for everyone.
My life as a single woman isn't just a prolonged state of waiting to be swept off my feet.
Communicating openly and honestly is essential to a thriving marriage. And NOT telling your spouse how you really think and feel GUARANTEES your relationship will be an unhappy one (if it isn't already.)
Our whirlwind romance abruptly came to a halt when we realized that we didn't know anything about each other.
To be married, partnered, or in any long-term relationship, you must forget every romantic movie you have ever seen and accept the fact that you are binding yourself to someone who will know all of your flaws and who will sometimes point them out to you.
Each couple needs to define their relationship on their own terms, regardless of what is "normal."
You can tell a lot about a marriage by the way a couple communicates.
Being young doesn't make you immune from the possibility your partner might be diagnosed with a debilitating illness you will have to deal with for the rest of your lives.