Maintaining a happy, healthy marriage relationship can be hard. Both partners being fully committed to making a marriage work will help it be a successful marriage. Things will not always go the way you planned. There will be disagreements, you will not always see eye to eye, but that doesn’t mean that you should give up. There is no such thing as a perfect marriage. A perfect marriage does not exist, because there are no perfect people. If you work on making your marriage and your spouse a priority you will find that sticking it out through bad times makes the good times even better.
The most important aspect of marriage is communication. If you cannot talk to your spouse, your marriage will have no room for growth. Communication builds trust as well. It is important to maintain a good trusting, marriage. Communicating your feelings and needs will keep your marriage pumping forward. The ability to tell each other thoughts, feelings and wants is so important to a relationship. Good, open, and honest communication is like oil to a car. Without oil in the car, internal parts will burn up and the car will be ready for the scrap pile. There are no mind readers. For a relationship to grow and prosper, likes, dislikes, desires, hopes, dreams and problems need to be said. If a couple’s communication is restricted, the relationship is destined for major problems down the road. Another important thing in marriage is having a firm foundation. Like a building the foundation of a marriage is what keeps it from falling apart. The most important aspect really is what your marriage is built on. Your values, morals, and beliefs are the foundation for your marriage. If you and your spouse can't agree here, well, things are going to be shaking in your marriage. Build a foundation of appreciation and respect. Focus on all the considerate things your partner says and does. Happy couples make a point of noticing even small opportunities to say "thank you" to their partner, rather...
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