Both of my parents had been previously married—my mother once and my father twice. The odds were not good for a successful marriage, but they hung in there.
What it took me years to understand was how their previous marriages influenced everything, including the two children they had together. Divorce can create wariness about marriage that borders on pessimism, and often the expectation that this one, too, may be temporary.
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