I’ve attended a lot of weddings over the years. The bride and groom stand at the altar nervous about getting married, having no idea what the future holds. Unfortunately, I’ve seen a number of those couples divorce. I’m convinced one of the biggest things that can crush a marriage is a couple’s unwillingness to deal with baggage in marriage.

But every marriage has baggage. That’s because each spouse comes into the marriage with a past that impacts the relationship. What’s yours? Here are 3 kinds of baggage that can crush your marriage.


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