Tips and Ideas for
A Happier Marriage

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Having the happiest possible marriage is not easy.  It takes a commitment to the relationship and, usually, a lot of work to stay together "until death do you part".  That's why over 50% of marriages end in divorce. 

So, here is a quick list of tips and ideas that you should explore to make your good marriage great or even to help save a troubled marriage...

  1. Be Happy (and don't expect your spouse to make you happy)
  2. Be grateful
  3. Be always building and solidifying trust
  4. Celebrate good news
  5. Keep your marriage standards high
  6. Socialize with family and friends
  7. Have more (and better) sex (click here to read more)
  8. Do "exciting" things (not just fun or pleasurable things)
  9. Manage stress levels (click here to learn how)
  10. Create your own rituals - even simple ones
  11. Learn to communicate: read books or go to classes if necessary
  12. Set aside 10 minutes every day to talk
  13. Address financial and money-management issues
  14. Eliminate jealousy
  15. Have a weekly date night
  16. Decide as a couple how you are going to compromise
  17. Don't try to change your spouse
  18. Follow the 5-to-1 rule: 5 compliments for every criticism
  19. When you argue, don't bring up the past - stick to the present
  20. Split household chores
  21. Avoid the words "never" and "always"
  22. Hold hands a lot
  23. Kiss a lot
  24. Never go to sleep at night without a kiss
  25. Learn what makes each other happy
  26. Consider a spiritual or religious practice
  27. Talk about anything and everything
  28. Take time alone (separately and together)
  29. Learn to "fight fair"
  30. Show respect by paying attention and listening
  31. Don't keep score
  32. Eliminate blame
  33. Make a list of the happiest moments in your marriage
  34. Say "I love you" and "thank you" a lot
  35. Apologize when you should
  36. Work to stay fit and healthy (maybe even "sexy")
  37. Hold each other without speaking for 60 seconds every day
  38. Support each other in improving themselves
  39. Laugh together a lot
  40. Don't make comparisons to others
  41. Get the piece of wall art on the left and put it in your home

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