Marriage is simply hard work. But the good news is that attitude is everything.
The Toltec Empire lasted from 300 to 600 BC and included the Pacific Coastal Chiapas and Guatemala, the Yucatan Peninsula, and much of Northern and Western Mexico. They left clay tablets with a message they called “The Four Agreements.” They were: Be true to your word, don’t take anything personally, never assume and do your best. It seems the idea of being true to one’s word is a universal and fundamental part of living with others and maintaining sound relationships.
What is essential about being in a relationship with anyone, and especially for the endurance of the relationship, is our word. Losing that is tantamount to relationship or soul death. It’s something that many men don’t think about when they feel entitled to act out sexually, but the lies are devastating to families and relationships, not to mention the guilt, anxiety, and shame they cause to themselves and their mates. Read more: http://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/the-good-life-how-not-to-cheat/