10 Quick Tips for a Successful Marriage

  1. Make time for each other.  Set aside time to enjoy each other's company doing something you both enjoy.  Keep it simple.
  2. Take time off from each other.  Give each other space and time to work on hobbies and personal interests.  You will feel more fulfilled and will be a more interesting person.
  3. Make little romantic gestures.  Compliment your spouse.  Leave a little love note.  Celebrate the day you first met.
  4. Fight fair.  Don't argue in front of other people.  Don't insult each other or each other's families.  never threaten divorce, let the litle things go, and never go to bed angry.
  5. Take interest in what interests your spouse.  Watch their favorite shows with them.  Read their favorite book.
  6. Listen to your spouse.  Husbands, remember that women need to express their feelings, so just listen.  Ladies, be patient!  This kind of talk doesn't come natural to most men.
  7. Accept your spouse for who they are.  Practice total acceptance.  Don't hold your spouse to your expectations.
  8. Express your commitment.  In little ways, you can renew your vows to each other over and over.  Let your spouse know that you really are in it "till death do us part."
  9. Trust in each other.  Don't be suspicious.  To help ensure the trust, be honest with your spouse in all things.  Never keep secrets from each other, not even little ones.
  10. Be your spouse's best friend.  Appreciate your spouse fo who they are.  Have fun with each other.  Being your spouse's best friend is the ultimate relationship in marriage.