Attraction is a complicated matter. Although people value personality traits such as intelligence, humor, and kindness, the fact that they aren’t physically attracted may keep them from pursuing a relationship.
So you’ve managed to stick it out with your spouse for several years now? Everything should be smooth sailing from now on right? Wrong!
In the US the average marriage lasts 8 years; despite being married to each other for 8 years, couples tend to drift apart with time.
Single mothers are often plagued by the guilt of choosing to end a marriage or wanting “me-time” for the sake of their mental wellbeing. Instead of acknowledging their feelings, many single moms ignore them.
In the late 1950s, it was illegal for couples to marry people outside of their race in the US; interracial couples were arrested. It was only in 1967 that the Supreme Court declared marriage “across all racial lines” legal. In that year, only about 3% of all married couples were interracial.