“We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.” – Sam Keen

People often think a happy marriage is a perfect marriage. Nothing could be farther from the truth. A happy marriage comes from accepting there is no such thing as perfect. No perfect partner. No perfect relationship. No perfect happily ever after. The trick to a happy marriage is learning how to stop striving for perfection. Because marriage is about two imperfect humans showing up as best they can for the other person. We’ll have good days, we’ll have bad days, and we won’t get it right 100% of the time. For my husband and me, our version of perfect looks like…

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