Commitment is by definition is being dedicated to a cause. Your cause is love. Love should cause you to honor, respect, cherish, grow, and build together. Commitment in marriage means you are both dedicated, have pledged vows to one another and God, devoted to staying together, bound to not divorce or separate, enthusiastically work towards being faithful, earnestly cherish one another, engaged in the relationship till death, and attached to the ideals of building a life, family and growing old together! Some other words for commitment are dedication, loyalty, fidelity, attentiveness, and bond. A few great tips for successfully staying married are:
- Spend more time planning your marriage than your wedding.
- Understand that marriage is more than a fairytale. Get some realistic examples.
- Have a made-up mind that two are better than one. Learn how to work together.