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Can a bagel break up a marriage?

Fundamentally, Andy and I have the same values. When it comes to faith, work ethic, life purpose and service to others, we are more or less on the same page. However, when it comes to the day-to-day, we often come head-to-head on a number of issues, like the dishwasher and how to load it, the exact method for laundering clothes, what being on time means, and how the other one parents the kids. It's hard to share a living space with someone, married or not, day in and day out and deal and their hair in the shower or their dirty dishes in the sink. Sometimes, I think we'd all be a little bit happier if we lived in tiny homes, side-by-side. Then, no one could tell us where to put our tooth brushes. No one would feel shamed going to the bathroom with their phone. (Though I'm finding there's less and less shame about fecal matter on phones these days.) I'm sure the lustful honeymoon period would last a lot longer if we didn't have to discuss the importance of not pe…