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TOPIC: Qualities of a Successful Marriage, CH 6 *ATTACH INTERVIEW NOTES*
1. Complete a 1-2 page writing assignment: typed (12 pt. font), double spaced, and in essay format. Address the following questions.
2. Interview someone who has been married for seven or more years about what it takes to have a successful marriage/relationship.
Ask him/her the following questions, although you are free to ask additional questions as well.
a. What are the top three (3) characteristics necessary for a successful marriage? Use examples to explain. Were these characteristics always present in the marriage or did they have to be developed over time? Explain. How have these qualities contributed to the happiness in your marriage? Use examples to illustrate your answer.
b. What have been the top three (3) challenges in your marriage? Use examples to explain. How did these challenges impact the relationship? Use examples to illustrate your answer. How did these challenges get resolved? Explain.
c. If children are present, how did they affect the marital relationship? Use examples to illustrate your answer. Were there adjustments that had to be made in the relationship? Explain.
d. What advice would you give to those about to get married or those who are newly married?