A few years ago, I went to traffic school.
This may have had something to do with my driving. Let’s just say attendance was not optional and leave it at that.
I drive every day. (It ‘s a California thing.) I rely on my driving skill for my work, my family and my life.
I thought I knew all I needed to know about driving, but soon after the class started I was surprised to discover just how many things I did not know or had forgotten.
What is the difference between a double yellow line and a broken white line?
How many feet before an intersection should you signal?
What do all these different traffic signs mean?
Did you know having a driver’s license is a privilege and not a right? I’m pretty sure I had not thought of that prior to traffic school.
If I wanted to pass the test at the end of the class, I needed to know these answers.
What if married couples had to take a quiz every five years in order to renew our marriage licenses? Would we remember:
- What we are supposed to be doing?
- How to avoid unnecessary conflict? How to resolve differences?
- What it means to love unconditionally?
Would we remember trust is a privilege and not a right?
How well would we recognize all the different signs?
It does not matter if you have been married 20 months or 20 years, there is always a good reason to learn what makes a marriage work.
Whether you are here because you have run a few red lights in your relationship, or because it is a total wreck, I want to welcome you and offer you this simple encouragement:
You can turn your marriage around!