Marriage myths are untrue beliefs and unfounded notions about marriage that tend nevertheless to persist throughout the culture. Many people believe these myths because they have been handed down from generation to generation. It is important to be aware of marriage myths because they can negatively affect the relationships of those who believe them to be true. By becoming aware of the marital myths in operation, couples can change their behavior in order to create a healthier relationship. This entry identifies and discusses some of the numerous myths that exist concerning marriage.

Partners Should Be Able to Read Each Other’s Minds

Many partners believe that if their partner truly loves them that they will somehow be able to read their mind. Subscribers to this myth feel that ...

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