Before I tied the knot, I definitely had misconceptions about marriage. Like most people, I had vague notions about what it takes to make a marriage great: communication, intimacy, lots of love. But I soon learned that my preconceived notions barely scratched the surface of what being married truly entails.
Now that I’m several years into a great marriage, I realise how very little I knew going in. Here are five things I wish I knew before tying the knot: