The concept of Marriage has evolved over the years when it was sacrosanct and deemed a necessity to now when it’s simply a choice. Marriage as an institution is still important, but with the high rate of presently successful marriages with children are now an exception and not the norm. This is why I have compiled the top secrets towards ensuring a successful and happy marriage.
Trust is very important to ahappy marriage, when there is trust between couples then the marriage is built on solid rock. Couples need to protect their marriages from any seed of doubt creeping in to destroy the bond of that family.
2. Think Before talking
Words are very powerful and successful couples know that when angry it’s better to think before talking or count to ten before talking to avoid voicing out words you would later regret.
3. Always Treat your spouse better than you treat anyone else.
People tend to treat partner worse than strangers probably because of the familiarity that comes with marriage. Always respect your partner and treat her better.
4. Encourage each other’s dreams and goals.
This is extremely important, in a successful marriage the couple is happy with each other’s success and encourages one another to reach their goals.
5. The grass isn’t always greener on the other side
Always remember this; when you feel like giving up or starting all over again, remember that all marriages face challenges, and the next one might be the same. This is what successful couples realize and work hard in making their relationships work.
6. Compliment your spouse daily.
Always give a great compliment to your spouse each day to make them feel good.
7. Don’t complain about your spouse to your family and friends
It’s better to talk with a professional counselor about your marriage than to your family and friends as your family and friends do not easily forget the complaint you made even when you are your spouse are past it.
8. be faithful
This is very important as unfaithfulness has caused a lot of divorce and broken homes if you are in love with someone outside your spouse, be honest about it and end the marriage first.
9. Forgive each other
Everyone makes mistakes even you, so you must be able to forgive each other’s mistakes and move on, remember the next time it might be you that needs forgiveness from your spouse.
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10. Don’t give up.
Marriage is a long journey; there will be always good and bad times, appreciate the good, forget the bad and move on. It will increase the love and connection you feel towards your partner.