- Do you share a vision for your future together? A lot of couples never discuss their commitment level or what they want out of marriage. So set mutually agreed upon goals and talk about what you think a spouse should be and do.
- Discuss religion. A lot of couples don't talk about religious or ethnic differences during courtship. But research shows that once a couple has kids, religious issues become increasingly important. The key to a successful marriage is the ability to adapt and compromise. Don't wait until there are kids around to figure out how you'll handle your differences. And the final tip for making a psychological pre-nup:
- Figure out a problem-solving strategy
It's supposed to cover the worst-case scenario of marriage, like who gets what when the marriage ends. But what about planning for the best-case scenario? Like staying together 'til death do you part?--According to Psychology Today, experts recommend that you sit down with your bride or groom to be, and hash out a psychological pre-nup. Here are some of the points you should cover: