1. Financial stability
A man should have a steady income and a good handle on his finances before getting married. This means having a budget in place, paying off any outstanding debts, and saving for the future. Being financially stable will allow a man to support himself and his partner and will also help to alleviate any financial stress in the marriage.
2. Emotional maturity
A man should be emotionally mature and able to handle the ups and downs of marriage. This means being able to communicate effectively, manage conflict in a healthy way, and exhibit a level of self-awareness. Being emotionally mature also means being able to understand and accept the needs of one’s partner and being willing to compromise when necessary.
3. A strong sense of self
A man should have a strong sense of self before getting married. This means knowing who he is and what he wants in life. It also means having a clear idea of what he wants in a partner and what he expects from the marriage. Having a strong sense of self will help a man to make a more informed decision about marriage and will also help him to be more self-sufficient in the relationship.
4. A stable living situation
A man should have a stable living situation before getting married. This means having a stable job, a safe and comfortable place to live, and a support system in place. Having a stable living situation will help a man to be better equipped to handle the responsibilities of marriage, and will provide a more secure foundation for the relationship.
5. A willingness to learn and grow
A man should be willing to learn and grow in the marriage. This means being open to new ideas, being receptive to feedback and being willing to change when necessary. It also means being willing to continuously work on the relationship and make an effort to keep it strong. A willingness to learn and grow in the marriage can help to ensure that the relationship continues to evolve and adapt as the partners grow and change.
It’s worth noting, these suggestions are not strict rules or guarantee of success but general guidelines that can help a man to prepare himself for the commitment of marriage and may increase the chances of a successful long-term relationship. Also, these are not only specific to men, these can apply to anyone regardless of gender considering marriage.