The road to success can be can be very rocky no matter what area of your life you wish to succeed.

Lily Tomlin (the actress) once said: “In Hollywood a marriage is a success if it outlasts milk!”

Isn’t that the truth? We all say or think the same thing whenever there’s an announcement of a Hollywood marriage, and that is “how long will it last?” We don’t expect their marriages to go the distance.

Why do we think like that? The answer I think is that because actors live in such artificial surroundings, they cannot cope with reality. Their working life is a fantasy and when they step out and do something “normal” they just can’t cope.

I’ve heard some of them say that it’s because they both work in the same industry and they often work away from home for a few months at a time. To me that sounds like such a lame excuse. I know of couples who both work in the armed services and can be separated from each other for up to 6 months at a time, and they pick up their relationship from where they left off.

The only reason you don’t succeed in a relationship is because you haven’t created the picture in your mind of the person you want to be to attract the right person into your life.

The road to success in marriage begins with your thoughts, feelings and actions and if any one of them is out of alignment then you need to rectify it as soon as possible to keep the balance in your life.

Marriage is really tough because you have to deal with feelings…and lawyers!” Richard Pryor (1940-2005)

Personal development leads to success and is an ongoing learning experience. Achieving success in your relationships and every aspect in your life can be obtained by furthering your education.

Author's Bio: 

Susan Denny has been happily married for 38 years, has 4 adult children (all married) and 6 grandchildren. She has many years experience with families and relationships and has been involved in the Personal Development industry for nearly 20 years, having being personally coached by Bob Proctor from “The Secret”, in 1990. To learn more go to Health + Wealth = Happiness