While marriage might be between two people, many other people can influence it.
For example, parents, siblings, and even distant relatives can positively and negatively affect your marriage. They might think their intentions are pure for interfering, but their opinions are usually biased because they love you.
And so, as a way to try and protect, they may say negative things about your spouse to try and get you to make a different decision. Or, even if you’re married, they may try and get you to do things differently so that you can have the life they want you to have.
Here’s how your family can hurt your marriage and what you can do about it.