Do you really want to get married? Have you reflected and tried to find the source of your fear? Is it the traumatic experience of your childhood? Is it the fear of following the same path that caused you sadness?
I know that for many peolpe marriage is an enterprise, for other people marriage is a business transaction, and yet for others is a true call of love for one another. I think the later has the best chance of everlasting the test of time.
What do we do when we obtain the best results from the tasks we take on, whether those tasks are for work, the community, our home, our family , our careers, or our friendships? We try our best to be authentic, to be ourselves, to be honest, to be polite, to be considering, to be understanding, to be accepting of others, to be humble, and to take into consideration that our freedom ends where the boundaries of others start.
I have yet to discover a journey of tips in terms of marriage, but I can say that this far, being able to acknowledge, appreciate, adore, revere, and let my spouse know how special, sacred, and important our marriage is takes us both on a higher path to a journey of happiness during the good times, and endurance during the bad times.