…s a problem. But ideally the marriage itself can be the platform for resolving personal challenges, because as much as marriage is based on sublimating your own self to the needs of another person, it’s also based on mutual support, commitment, and caring.
I disagree. Marriage is a space where two people can learn to grow and integrate and discover themselves more fully, and blossom into their full potential. They can get needs met in ways that would not otherwise be possible. Marriage is an amazing thing, with the right person. I have an outstandingly healthy marriage now.