There are many different reasons why to remarry. Maybe you bickered constantly and despite trying, you just couldn’t make it work. Then something happened. You ended up seeing each other again, and things began to seem better. The chemistry between you two is still there and now you may find yourself in a position of wanting to remarry your ex-spouse. Will this relationship work? Continue reading to find out what happens after remarrying an ex-spouse.
Re-Marrying Your Spouse
Restoring your marriage may be something that has been on your mind for some time. There are many reasons why a previously married couple may decide to get back together again.
Distance really does make the heart grow fonder. Many times, couples may not realize exactly what they mean to each other until they have separated and divorced one another. Even when couples separate, they may not feel disconnected enough from each other.
It can be much easier to think back on the relationship when you take some time away from it. After some time has passed, those negative emotions that you’ve had will not be as strong as they were while you were in marriage. This is when you will begin to see your part in the failure of the marriage. The first step in reconciling and working on the relationship is acknowledging what you could have done better.
The Grass Is Not So Green
Many people think that things may be better on the other side, someplace else, with someone else. However, after experiencing single life, many people soon realize that there is no one else out there as good as their ex-spouse.
Renewed Love & Personality Changes
As people grow older, they change. However, this doesn’t mean that couples have to grow apart as well. A marriage could have ended due to a change in one spouse or the other, but they may also change again in the future and find that they love each other again.
Should I Try to Restore My Marriage?
There are many good reasons why you may want to consider restoring your marriage, although it is not for every couple. Depending on the circumstances, sometimes, reconciliation is just not advisable.
Oftentimes, one or both partners may be hesitant to recognize their contribution to the marriage falling apart. This hesitancy is a good sign that the couple may not be ready to get back together. Both partners have to recognize the role they played in the demise of their marriage in order for remarriage to be successful.
Additionally, couples tend to justify their behavior without ever taking action toward change. In order for remarriage to work, both spouses need to show an actual change in their actions, behavior, and attitudes.
Finally, there are times when the downfall of a marriage results from one or both partners having unrealistic expectations. Couples need to do the opposite for themselves, their spouse, and their marriage in order to successfully reunite. Counseling can go a long way toward helping spouses adjust the existing expectations that they had and forming new ones.
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