In this video, Sr. Sarah Sultan speaks about the importance of having realistic expectations regarding marriage.
People tend to think that marriage automatically means a perfect spouse, happiness, excellence in worship, and confidence.
The reality is that for most of us, marriage is a test, a combination of ease and hardship.
Having a healthy goal in marriage can prevent dissatisfaction and failure. What does this mean for a Muslim couple?
The answer is not in our circumstances but in the way we think about them.
Click on the video to learn more about how to avoid setting unreachable standards.
Check out our series on marriage preparation here.
From our archive and published with the kind permission of AlMaghrib Institute.