So Redbook did this feature where they asked nine couples to share what they learned from their parents' marriages
. Of course, they all come up with sweet life lessons like "Speak Kindly of Each Other" and "Show Your Children Your Love," which is really nice ... but in a nation where half of all marriages end in divorce, not all of us learned such positive lessons from our folks.
For instance: "From my parents I learned don't get married."
Read more bad stuff we learned from our parents' marriages after the jump.
+Marriage is a habit, and it's a hard one to break.
+If your husband is gay, he WILL eventually ask you for a divorce.
+Anything can be overcome by denial, silence and triangulation.
+Somebody has to be the adult in a marriage, and it's usually the woman.
+How about what my kids learned from my marriage to my ex?
Answer: Social worker's cell phone number.
+Most marital stress comes from two things: money and kids.
+Marry someone who's going to encourage your interests, not just his.
+A really great daiquiri recipe.