COMMON HISTORY Have dated so long that the next step is to get married.
MISTAKES IN MATE SELECTION 1. Decision to marry is made too quickly 2. Marriage is at too early an age. 3. One or both are too eager to get married. 4. One or both partners are marrying to please someone else.
5. Experience phase too narrow. Never dated other people/other types of people. 6. People don't have realistic expectations of marriage. 7. Un-addressed significant personality or behavioral problems