Marriage is a dynamic union. There are no long-lasting stable states. It’s in a constant ebb & flow & the couples who learn to surf the waves are the ones who stay together.
The quote I once heard about business is equally true about marriage — it’s either growing or it’s dying. There is no neutral.
That growth or death may be so minute on a day-to-day basis that it can’t be seen, but just as we can’t see a plant grow or our children grow ..