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MARRIAGE TIPS

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What affair proofs marriages is simply being there when your partner needs to vent and not trying to fix the problem.

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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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Stick to the present. Do not bring up old conflicts or things that went wrong in the past. It only creates resentment.

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If you want a happy marriage, invest time and energy in it like you did when you were dating and take an annual checkup.

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Regularly give each other small gifts or loving gestures. Write your spouse a loving note. It keeps your connection going.

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Help your spouse out when he needs it. If your wife has had a busy week, spend more time cooking or doing house work.

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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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Do not interrupt: If you listen for four minutes, at least you know what the other person is feeling instead of just shooting them down.

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Do not keep score. Marriage is not a contest and it does not matter if you end up doing more than half of what needs to be done.

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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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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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Focus on how you can be a blessing to your spouse and, in turn, you will be blessed and so will your marriage.

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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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Share everything no secrets between you. Be open with your spouse and tell them whatever you are feeling.

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Be creative about differences and find a compromise. Acceptance is one of the key components to making marriage last.

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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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very couple should have things they do together that they both enjoy, even if it is just going to the movies.

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Couples who refuse to accept negative, hurtful behavior from the start tend to be happier down the road.

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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 men, it is important to understand that women want to be listened to.