Making Time to Work on Your Marriage
Chances are, life’s demands and responsibilities keep you busy and your schedule is completely full. You probably have work, kids and household chores, in addition to serving as your family’s personal chauffeur.
You’re constantly running around trying to get things done on time. At the end of the day, there isn’t enough time left over for your spouse and your marriage. If only you could add a couple more hours to your day!
So how do you chisel out time to work on your marriage when you’re already running around like a headless chicken?
We make time for things that are important to us. Therefore, if your marriage is a priority for you, you’ll make time for it.
If you’re struggling to find time for your spouse and your marriage in your schedule, chance are that your marriage isn’t where it should be on your list of priorities.
When you make time to work on your marriage problems, all other areas of your life improve. A strong, healthy, and happy marriage has a way of making life a lot less stressful.
Just Do It
If you are wondering how to get started with this whole “making time for your marriage” thing, try this.
Discuss your marital situation with your wife or husband, work together to identify areas that you feel deserve immediate attention and decide what you need to do. Finally, get out your calendars and schedule those things in.
You might need to eliminate some things from your schedules to make room for your new couple activities. For starters, check if you have too many work obligations or kids’ activities.
A happily married mom and dad is more important for your kids’ health and well-being than a bunch of activities. Happy people are also more productive at work.
Once you’ve cleaned up your schedule, you can add things such as date nights, talks with your spouse and marital counselling sessions to it. This way you’ll no longer have an excuse not to work on your marriage and ma