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MARRIAGE TIPS

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Never say I told you so even if you did. Saying so only creates ill will between you and your spouse.

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Research shows that couples who speak in low, quiet voices, look each other in the eye, fair better when things go awry.

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Greet your partner with a smile. It reassures them that we are happy to see them and calms them.

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Give five compliments for every criticism of your partner. You must be willing to find more that is positive in your partner than is negative.

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Use the newfound freedom when kids leave home to rediscover what you love about each other.

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Nothing is more important in a marriage than the relationship between husband and wife. Make the relationship your top priority.

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Sit face to face and gaze into your partners eyes. This creates the deepest sort of intimacy.

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Common interests like cooking or eating new foods together, going for walks or playing cards are important to healthy marriages.

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For women, it is important to understand that men need time for themselves. Give him space to pull away and do not take it personally.

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Prepare for temptation: Fill your head with a particularly warm memory of your partner and consider what you stand to lose.

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Compliment your partner in front of people. It creates a deep sense of attachment as well as build their self esteem.

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Pray for your partner and pray with your partner daily. When people pray together, they become one with their spouse.

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You do not have to feel in love all the time. Marriage and love is about trust, commitment and knowing each other.

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Discuss friendship boundaries with people of the opposite sex with your spouse. Decide what is acceptable and what is not.

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Learn about yourself first. Learning about yourself will better equip you to grow as an individual and a partner.

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Setting aside a romantic evening on a regular basis can rekindle the magic of a long term relationship.

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During arguments, be willing to validate what your partner is expressing, even if you do not agree with it.

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Get intimate: It can be as often or infrequent as a couple wants, but do not let intimacy fade completely.

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Exercise. In marriage, couples seem to let themselves go in terms of looks and that may negatively affect your marriage.

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Discuss and agree upon some hard financial ground rules, preferably before you tie the knot.