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MARRIAGE TIPS

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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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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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Be prepared to split household chores or take them on completely if that is what works for your marriage.

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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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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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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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Recognize that most arguments have shared responsibility, that both people have valid points and valid reasons for their feelings.

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

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

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

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

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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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Make sure you really want to be married: You are going to go through many phases with your partner.