Therapists, Tell Us The Conversations Couples Should Have Before Getting Married

Deciding to spend your life with someone is a major decision, and there are discussions you can have before tying the knot so you're both on the same page.

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So, therapists, we want to hear from you: what are the conversations people should have before getting married?

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Like, when it comes to finances, you can share exactly which money questions are key — like how you're both handling debt or if you will have separate or joint bank accounts.

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If you're both interested in having kids, perhaps you'd recommend having conversations about what your parenting style will be like.

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Or maybe there are family questions that you think are important to ask — like how often you'd see your in-laws after getting married.

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Or perhaps you believe couples should talk about how they want to handle conflict and stress together — and you can share tips on how to approach those conversations.

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What questions should couples go over? Therapists, in the comments below, share what conversations people should have with their partner before getting married — and why they're important. Or, if you prefer to remain anonymous, feel free to use this Google form. Your response could be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post.