You can’t choose your family, but ... over the years I’ve had a few friends ask how to know if they should marry so and so. My answer: You have to see how the other person behaves when things get tough. How do they act when you have no money, or a lot of money? How about illness in the family, or bad times at work? “Being in love” with someone when everything is going well is easy, but what happens when things are bad? That’s when a person’s true character really shows.
To that end, the song of the day is, “When The Going Gets Tough,” by Billy Ocean: