Putting honesty first on this list is not happenstance. Its placement is a representation of the foundation it takes to build with strength and direction.
Think about the times your happiness was elevated by another person. It wasn’t just their mere presence, it was that they took a step outside of themselves to focus on making you feel good.
When two people are connected in their hearts or their bodies, they often are connected in the real world. It seems unfair, but what you say and do is a reflection of your partner as well.
Each of us has our own experiences that shape our outlooks and our behaviors. Every married and divorced person has given us this advice, Whatever you don’t like about your partner, don’t think that quality gets better when you get married.