What to Plan out after Marriage

John Neyman Jr
Dr. John is a counselor and therapist to ADHD children and their parents

Having a plan what to do next after marriage is as important as wanting your marriage life to be a success.

As married couple you both need to have plans after marriage. It is something that you both need to work out. It is always wonderful to know that you have plans and something to look forward to in life. Having a plan with your partner in life will not make your marriage life stagnant but instead it served as a bridge to get you to your goals.

Here are some things you need to plan our after marriage:

  • Going to start a family by having a baby.

You both got married not just to be with each other for the rest of your life having only you and your partner. That would be sad. However to some couples they have decided not to have any babies at all. On the other hand to some, it is something they really look forward to. The time you are going to have your baby need to be planned out. Though others nowadays already have kids or already pregnant before getting married, it is still important for you to plan it out if you still haven’t one. This will help your finances and your marriage relationship in a steady and relax progress. Remember that having kids is an additional responsibility that you need to face and enjoy at the same time.

  • Start building your dream house.

Having a house of your own is important for married couples. If you still not have one, plan it out with your partner. Where do you want to live? Do you want to rent or build one your own? Financially, you need to plan it well. You don’t want your bills to pile up and get stressed with it. It must be near to areas as well where your workplace and the kids’ school are located. Have a plan when to have your own place if you still not have one. You will greatly enjoy your marriage life together if you have your own house than living under your relatives or renting it for the rest of your life.

  • Buying of appliances and additional needs at home.

An empty house is not enjoyable as having the appliances and the needs inside it. As married couple, you need to plan out what and when to buy the needed appliances for your home. Don’t buy it all at once if you still have no money to pay for it. Though you buy it one at a time, at least you are sure that your financial budget at home will not be greatly affected. Buy what you need first unless you have enough money to buy what you want. Plan it out.

Part of enjoying each other is reaching one goal at a time. It is fulfilling and satisfying at the same time. So keep on planning and enjoy marriage life every step of the way.

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