5 Important Marriage Tips

7 Important Marriage Tips

1. Get rid of the "Divorce Word".

Divorce should be considered a dirty word. Don't use the D word was one often repeated suggestion for keeping a happy marriage. 
If you are even giving any consideration to a divorce, you lessen your ability to solve the problem.

Some situations can be deal breakers, such as addiction, adultery, or abuse.  
Get out a piece of paper and write down everything you love about your spouse. 

Eventually, it shift gears and begins to focus on what is right, not what's wrong.

2. Replace the 7 deadly habits in a marriage with the 7 caring 

The seven deadly habits are criticizing, blaming, complaining, nagging, threatening, punishing, and bribing.
The seven caring habits include supporting, encouraging, listening, accepting, trusting, respecting, and negotiating your differences.

3. Take Care of Yourself.

Take care of yourself physically and spiritually. 

That way, your stress will be down and your tolerance will be up. 

You're more likely to have a happy marriage.

4. Honor and Respect Your Spouse.

Honor all the time, and it also means a husband or wife shouldn't be flirting with male co-workers or other women or men.
You can have respect without love, but you cannot have love without respect.
Respect also means not undermining your partner in front of the children.  
Don't go outside the marriage when you are having a problem. Discuss it with your spouse.
Respect also means not criticizing your mate in front of others, 

5. Put Each Other FIRST.