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When Perfect Isn’t Good Enough

On August 16, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Common Marriage Problems,Communication,Divorce,Forgiveness,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on When Perfect Isn’t Good Enough

When you are around your spouse all the time, it is easy to nit-pick their flaws. Issues that were just mildly annoying in the honeymoon stage become major roadblocks to a happy marriage. You stop acknowledging their strengths and start nagging them about their weaknesses. The key to a healthy…

Fostering a Deeper Connection

On August 2, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Fostering a Deeper Connection

Your bond with your wife or husband is like a garden.  It needs to be tended regularly or else it will gradually fade away and ruin your happy marriage. Here are some ways in which you can nurture your bond with your spouse. Celebrate special occasions Couples should always make…

Know Your Love Languages: Physical Touch

On July 19, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Know Your Love Languages: Physical Touch

What do you think about the research that claims we need four hugs a day for maintenance, eight to be healthy and twelve to thrive? How many hugs do you and your spouse enjoy daily? (Some of you are thinking, “Twelve hugs a day? Are you kidding me! I’m lucky…

Know Your Love Languages: Words of Affirmation

On June 28, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Know Your Love Languages: Words of Affirmation

If a happy marriage is your goal, you need to get into the habit of affirming and encouraging your partner. Many people spend their days feeling like they are being watched or judged, and want to come home to a safe and supportive environment where they can let their guards…

The Art of Giving Compliments

On May 31, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on The Art of Giving Compliments

Many people believe that compliments for women don’t have to be sincere as long as they are flattering. Unfortunately, this isn’t true, especially in marriage. Most people would rather receive simple, specific and honest compliments from their spouses than vague and dishonest flattery. How to Give Compliments Specific compliments sound…

What to Share and Not to Share With Each Other

On May 17, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Communication,Save Marriage, With Comments Off on What to Share and Not to Share With Each Other

Any couple that wants to have a happy marriage must choose what to share and what not to share with each other. Although complete honesty is often encouraged in relationships, it can be a double edged sword. While it is important to disclose certain things such as family history and…

Look into Each Other’s Eyes

On May 10, 2019, Posted by , In Avoid Divorce,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Look into Each Other’s Eyes

The eyes are a window to the soul. Therefore, when you make eye contact with your partner, it is as if you can see their inner-most thoughts and feelings. A lingering look from a loved one can trigger feelings of love and happiness. In fact, it is a great way…

From Tolerance to Acceptance

On April 19, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems,Communication, With Comments Off on From Tolerance to Acceptance

Tolerance alone is not a strong enough foundation for a happy marriage; it must be coupled with acceptance and understanding. Therefore, if you truly want successful marriage, one of your marriage goals should be to move from tolerating each other’s weaknesses and flaws to true acceptance and understanding. Tolerance means…

Listen More

On March 29, 2019, Posted by , In Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Listen More

Everyone with a healthy functioning auditory system, hears. But not all who hear listen. Hearing engages the ears. Listening engages the mind and heart. Hearing is a physical process but listening is an act of love. The Truth About Listening If most people improve their listening skills they could have…

Communicate: Say What You Mean

On March 21, 2019, Posted by , In Common Marriage Problems,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Communicate: Say What You Mean

Do you sometimes struggle to say what you mean to your spouse? Well, you’re not alone. Many married people struggle with this aspect of communication in marriage. They know what they want to say but they don’t have the tools to express their views, desires, needs, and feelings clearly and…