5 Secrets To Surviving Your First Year Of Married Life

So, you've survived the wedding planning process, made it through the big day, dodged every curve ball life has thrown at you and now you can finally relax and enjoy the married life, right?

Well, according to a variety of sources and experts, you may have a few more surprises in store. In a recent Huffington Post article, marriage and family therapist, Winifred M. Reilly described some of her own marital experiences and things she wishes she'd known as a newlywed.

"Most of us step into marriage hoping for a lifetime of love and happiness, knowing far too little about what might give us our best shot at getting there. Many of us assume that because we're in love, because we have common values and compatible dreams, we've got everything we need to have a marriage that lasts."

Newlyweds may feel like they've got this marriage thing all figured out, but these five things may come as a surprise to newly married couples.

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