8 Tips To Revitalize Your Marriage!
Do you remember when you used to dream about how wonderful
it would be to get married? Of course, marriage is wonderful...but
not all of the time. There will be times when marriage will seem
like hard work, and there may even be times when leaving will
look like a nice option.
Marriage can have it's ups and downs and a successful marriage
is only possible if both parties are prepared to work at it. Love
must be nurtured if they want to keep it from going stale.
Has your marriage gone stale? Have you stopped spending the
time that is necessary to cultivate a relationship that is fulfilling?
If this is the case - read on. Here are 8 tips that could help make
your marriage go from boring to infinitely fascinating.
Disagreements are only natural in any relationship. Wherever
their are two people living in close proximity there are bound to
be times when they disagree. Learning to forgive and not hold
grudges is vital if they are to prevent bitterness from seeping in
and souring things. People make mistakes and do stupid things.
We need to be quick to say sorry, and quick to forgive. Married
couples must never harbor grudges. Besides, harbouring grudges
2.Be respectful and honesty with one another
Don't take one another for granted. Learn to say thank you.
Express your appreciation for the things your spouse does for
you. Tell the truth. If there is a problem talk about it, don't bottle
it up. Couples who face their problems and talk things through
are the ones that are most likely to build a strong, loving
3. Remember to laugh often.
The daily grind of life can make everything seem like a chore. A
married couple should take time to share jokes and other crazy
antics to decrease tension. Remember, laughter is healing.
It may seem obvious, but good communication is the key to a
fulfilling relationship. Don't let things fester. If the wife is feeling
upset by something her husband has said or done she should tell
him right away, she shouldn't assume that he will guess what is
wrong. What may be obvious to her, may not be obvious to him!
Husbands too need to be more forthcoming in sharing what is on
their minds. Good communication is vital.
5. Decide together
It is important that couples make joint decisions on things like
finances, children's education and upbringing, delegation of
household chores, etc. One must not be superior over the other.
If you can't reach agreement straight away, leave it for a while
and come back to it again later. If there is still a stale mate, be
prepared to given in to your spouse. Take turns in giving in to
one another. Marriage isn't a competition
6. Don't forget the simple, small things
Husbands need to remember to compliment their wives. Don't
forget to praise her for a job well done. Buy her flowers. Take her
out for a romantic meal. Tell her how beautiful she is. Make her
feel like she is your princess. Wives, should also be attentive to
their husband's needs. Enjoy each other's company. Showing
affection one for another is essential.
7. Stay in love
Nurture your love for one another. Enjoy every new discovery
and every new day with your spouse.
8. Stay intimate
Intimacy is only able to grow in a marriage where their is a
strong commitment to one another. Learn to be honest with one
another about what turns you on and what turns you off. The
sexual side of marriage needn't wane. Greater knowledge of your
spouse and deeper affection, should make love making a
celebration of your life together. Make time to be intimate.
Being married is not always easy. Especially in our society where
so many marriages fail. But as long as both partners know that
they have each other to hold on to, it should be a rewarding
relationship. Be there for each other, “for richer or poorer, in
sickness and health, and til death do us part”.