What men want from marriage

Marriage as an institution has evolved over hundreds of years. But some of the reasons that people marry remain the same in every culture. Men and women have many similar expectations from their partners and marriage. People have tried to find out the expectations that men have from their spouses and marriage as such and some common answers come up.

Some of the expectations are respect, support, love, passion, commitment, compatibility, communication and to bring up a family together. But these are the basic reasons that people marry and come together. So what can make a marriage happy or sustain for long? Do men expect something more than these reasons to come together?

Husbands want respect. This does not mean they should be respected for being the breadwinner or provider or for having more money or being more handsome. It is just that men like to be respected for what they are, a kind, gentle human being. They should be allowed to express their views without being ridiculed or compared to others.

Men want a trusting relationship with their partners. It is important to realize that trust means being honest in every matter. Whether it relates to sex or money or kids to chores; being honest without being rude is the key. Explain what you want them to do or what is expected of them; it is easy for them to understand.  This trust should extend to money matters as well. A marriage depends upon complete honesty.

Men expect an equal participation from their partners in matters of sex and expressing love as well. They want that their sexual needs are also respected and if they are not on the same page, then they should be able to discuss and come to a mutually agreeable arrangement. Counselling, speaking openly about any issues and expressing love and desire should all be acceptable and neither should feel inhibited about these aspects.

They want an equal partner in all aspects who can help them live a peaceful and fruitful life. They all look forward to some ups and downs in life and want to overcome the challenges with a partner, who can walk with them in all situations.زواج, is all about love and being together through this beautiful journey called life.