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Is Love All You Need?

On December 8, 2017, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Is Love All You Need?

Can a marriage succeed on love alone? Some people seem to think so! It’s why there are so many songs, movies,books and other creative works called “love is all you need.” The truth, though, is that it all depends on your definition of love. If you think love is a…

Put Your Ego In Timeout

On December 1, 2017, Posted by , In Anger,Avoid Divorce,Common Marriage Problems, With Comments Off on Put Your Ego In Timeout

It’s surprising how far we’ll go to defend ourselves and our egos. We will lash out, rationalize and basically stop at nothing to justify our ego-based feelings and actions. Many marriages, way too many, have ended in divorce just because the spouses couldn’t put their ego aside. Here’s a guide…

Gratitude Makes You a Better Spouse

On November 24, 2017, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Gratitude Makes You a Better Spouse

Once again, it’s time to get together with family, enjoy some good food and be thankful. But before you get caught up in the holiday rush, spend a couple of minutes being grateful for your spouse and your marriage. Here’s why. It keeps you positive Gratitude makes you more positive…

Getting Along WIth Your Partner’s Friends

On November 17, 2017, Posted by , In All Posts,Common Marriage Problems,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Getting Along WIth Your Partner’s Friends

Not getting along with your partner’s friends can be a source of great conflict in your marriage. This is especially true if your husband or wife has known them for a long time. The last thing you want is for them to feel as if they have to choose between…

Rules of Engagement for a Healthy Marriage

On November 10, 2017, Posted by , In Common Marriage Problems,Communication,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Rules of Engagement for a Healthy Marriage

Far fewer couples would have marriage problems they created a healthy marriage code. A code is a set of rules/principles/behaviors that you are determined to follow regardless of your situation or circumstances. Having rules reinforces the structural integrity of the  marriage and keeps external forces from tearing your marriage apart….

Enjoy Conversations with your Spouse

On November 3, 2017, Posted by , In Common Marriage Problems,Happy Marriage,Jealousy, With Comments Off on Enjoy Conversations with your Spouse

Do you enjoy talking to your spouse? Do you just talk about superficial, small-talk stuff like what’s the weather or work, or do you also share your hopes, dreams, feelings and fears? Opening your heart to your spouse in loving conversation requires vulnerability, which is obviously not easy. Here are some tips…

Be Proud of Yourself and Your Marriage

On October 27, 2017, Posted by , In All Posts,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Be Proud of Yourself and Your Marriage

All relationships and marriages go through difficult times. Marriage problems are not an indictment of your abilities or lack thereof and should never be taken as such. Your self-confidence should not depend on how well your marriage is doing. It takes two self-confident people to make a marriage work. In…

Take Care of Yourselves!

On October 20, 2017, Posted by , In All Posts,Avoid Divorce,Happy Marriage, With Comments Off on Take Care of Yourselves!

Having fun, sharing hobbies and being adventurous together is an essential part of marriage, and you need to be healthy to enjoy it. You may have vowed to stand by each other in sickness and in health but marriage is a lot easier when you both take good care of…

Spend Time with Friends

On October 13, 2017, Posted by , In All Posts,Happy Marriage,Save Marriage, With Comments Off on Spend Time with Friends

One of the ways to have a healthy relationship and marriage is to spend time with friends of the same sex. Just because you are married, doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t have friends. Men, whether married or single, need to hang out with other men regularly. The same goes for…

Adopt a Pet Together!

On October 6, 2017, Posted by , In All Posts,Happy Marriage,Stress, With Comments Off on Adopt a Pet Together!

Are you and your partner animal lovers? Pets are great stress relievers, which is why studies show that couples with pets are happier in their relationships. They also have lower blood pressure! There’s something about pets that makes people nicer! It’s a proven fact that humans are more likely to…