10 Hardships in Marriage and How to Overcome Them

Marriage is tough. It’s a given. This list covers most of the common troubles, but your situation is unique, and the key point here is to face the hardship—whatever kind of struggle it is—together.




Do you remember your marriage vows?

“For better, for worse …”  “In sickness and in health …”   “For richer, for poorer … “

These promises presuppose tough times. We went into our marriage with our eyes open, so there’s really no excuse for not bringing everything we have to the table when things—once in a while—get dicey.

Here are 10 hardships in marriage and a few ideas regarding how to overcome them: