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MARRIAGE TIPS

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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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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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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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Do not agree to anything if you do not mean it. It will only create more anger and resentment. Do not just say yes to avoid conflict.

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

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Stop projecting your fantasies onto your partner: Successful couples accept their spouses for what they really are.

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Research shows that touching more creates a stronger bond by releasing oxytocin. Hold hands, rub shoulders, hug and kiss often.

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Decide as a couple how you are going to compromise. If you always try to find a middle ground, you can end up with two unhappy people.

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

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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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Do not roll your eyes at your mate. Research has shown it is a powerful predictor of a troubled relationship, worse even than raising your voice.

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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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Say yes more often. Research shows that responding positively to requests is directly related to happy and satisfying relationships.

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You do not have to like every quality your partner has. You do have to decide whether you can live with those qualities.

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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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No two people agree on everything, and that is okay, but it is important to be okay with each the differences of the 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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Have a long term view. Decide to be committed and to stick it out with each other to the end no matter what.

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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.