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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…

Parenting as a Team

On August 9, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems, With Comments Off on Parenting as a Team

Many people don’t realize just how much their parenting styles differ from their partners’ styles until  they have children. Their first major disagreement with their partners about parenting often comes as a surprise, despite all the marriage advice for newlyweds out there that encourages couples to discuss their preferred parenting…

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…

Stop Talking About Fixing Your Marriage and Start Doing!

On July 26, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems, With Comments Off on Stop Talking About Fixing Your Marriage and Start Doing!

Can you actually improve your marriage without talking about issues? The answer is a resounding “Yes!” In their book, How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It, psychologists Steven Stosny and Patricia Love suggest that, while it is eventually important to talk about your marital issues, you can improve…

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: Acts of Service

On July 12, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Happy Marriage,Save Marriage, With Comments Off on Know Your Love Languages: Acts of Service

How often do you go out of your way to help your partner? When everyday responsibilities become stressful, little acts of service from a spouse can make difficult times easier to handle. In fact, service is a great way to show love and affection for your partner and make them…

Know Your Love Languages: Gifts

On July 5, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Know Your Love Languages: Gifts

Gifts are a love language so they are seen as a reflection of the giver’s feelings towards the recipient. Buying a gift for a significant other comes with a lot of pressure regardless of how long you have been married. Bearing in mind that your spouse is going to “read into”…

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…

What To Do When You Feel Like You’ve Tried Everything

On June 21, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce, With Comments Off on What To Do When You Feel Like You’ve Tried Everything

Marital problems can be very frustrating. It is not uncommon for struggling couples to feel like they have tried everything but still can’t figure out how to fix a marriage. One of the main reasons why couples feel this way is not because they have actually tried everything, but because…

Know Your Love Languages: Quality Time

On June 13, 2019, Posted by , In All Posts,Happy Marriage,Save Marriage, With Comments Off on Know Your Love Languages: Quality Time

Quality time isn’t about proximity but about undivided attention. For instance, watching TV together might not really count as spending quality relationship time together because you are not giving each other your undivided attention. Quality relationship time is a powerful communicator of love, and it brings a unique sense of…