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6 Things That Will Save You From Marrying Mr. Wrong
Is it possible to know if your bond with your beau will last forever and (almost) always make you happy? Experts reveal key factors you should consider.
Posted on September 4, 2012

Lately, it seems like you can't open your Web browser without seeing some headline about a famous married couple calling it quits. And while it's no surprise when Kim Kardashian's latest union implodes, you'd think that super-together stars, like Katie Holmes and Heidi Klum, would be able to pick winners. How is it that a woman can pledge eternal love in front of all her family and friends and then discover that she's mistaken about the man?

In a recent Cosmo survey, nearly two-thirds of you reported being worried about making a bad choice and winding up a separada or annulled. But, experts say you can protect yourself from that fate if you evaluate your relationship pre-engagement according to a few important elements. “There absolutely are ways to judge if a man is marriage-worthy and reduce the chances you'll pick the wrong partner,” says marriage and family therapist Terri Orbuch, PhD, a sociology professor at the University of Michigan. “Considering these points will help you understand whether you and he have similar underlying values and whether you'd be getting married for the right reasons.” Here are six things you should do to help determine whether your boyfriend is the love of your life or possibly your future ex-husband.

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