How to Have a Happy Marriage

Here’s several ways to keep your marriage alive and happy:

* The old saying, “Never go to bed angry,” definitely applies here.

No matter what kind of argument you have had, make sure it ends before going to bed. This way, you will both feel better and not harbor bad feelings all night long. Then you won’t have a restless night with lack of sleep and be even more bitter the next day.

* Buy your mate something special for no reason at all, except that you love him or her.

It is very nice to buy gifts when there is a special occasion, but it is even nicer when there is no special occasion, just that you want to show your wife or husband how wonderful they are. To say that it will enhance your marriage is an understatement. I don’t mean expensive gifts either. Thoughtful gifts are the best kind, and even a homemade meal of your partner’s favorite foods would make them smile.

* If you have done something wrong, say you’re sorry.

One of the hardest things for people to do is to say they’re sorry. It doesn’t cost anything, so why not apologize, even if it’s not your fault. Your partner will really appreciate it and they in turn, will apologize too.

* Listen to your husband or wife.

Don’t just pretend to listen. Your mate can definitely tell if you aren’t interested and only acting like you are. That isn’t the way to their heart. Who knows, you might actually learn something. After all, you want them to really listen to you, so it work both ways.

* Have a special date night.

No matter how long you have been married, a special date night is a fun social event and it will keep your marriage extra warm and loving. Go out to a romantic dinner, to a movie about romance or whatever you know the other will enjoy.

* Have things in common that you both can enjoy.

It is a good idea to have things in common that you both can enjoy, whatever the hobby is. Even if you don’t like it at first, give it a go and maybe you will wind up really liking it. This way, you will always have things to share.

* Have several close friends you both want to go out with.

Having several close friends you both interact with makes your social life much more interesting. You can even celebrate anniversaries, birthdays etc. with them and it makes for a fun evening. Of course, having your own friends is fine, but friends you can both relate to is a wonderful way to relate to one another.

Following the above tips can keep your marriage alive and happy. Try it, you will see what I mean.

 

 

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