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How to Make your Spouse Feel Special for Your Marriage to Last

Love is hemmed in by many marvelous things.

Love in marriage is a voluntary commitment of one’s self. It is a special feeling that no one can ever explain, and yet, it empowers the whole life of a person.

Certainly, if you love someone, you always want to make that special someone feel good about himself or herself. In marriage, it is also important for a person to make his or her spouse feel special in order to make the marriage last.

This is crucial if you do not want to be like the two million couples who end up in divorce every year. In fact, surveys show that almost 20% of married couples have the tendency to file for a divorce in the course of their first ten years of marriage.

So what is the problem here?

One of the main reasons is that some married couples have the propensity to have insecurities because they no longer feel the same “royalty treatment” that their partners had previously given them.

The only solution is to make your spouse feel the same love and affection that you h…

Loyalty: The Much-Needed Tool to a Lasting Marriage

Contrary to most popular belief, marriage is never a happily-ever-after kind of relationship. The relationship of a married couple is not always dazzling like the stars in the sky. The married couple has its own difficulties, misunderstandings and annoyances, money problems, etc.

Love in marriage is more than just romance. This is what some married couples realize from the onset of their relationship. Some couples said that they find it easier to fall in love than to maintain the heat of passion after getting married.

Romance can never satisfy all of the needs of a married life. In fact, love is not even enough. The marriage vow that the couple bestowed on each other is a lifetime pledge of one’s self that is more than the conditions of mere infatuation and passion.

This is the main problem and why many married couples end up getting a divorce. Some reports show that for the past 20 years, the percentage of people who marry more than three times in their lifetime has already increased…

How to Have a Lasting Marriage through Honesty

Honesty is one very important factor necessary to have a strong and lasting marriage. Every couple must be aware of each other's strengths and weaknesses. They should be able to live together with trust in and understanding for one another.

Here are some tips on how you can have a lasting marriage through honesty:

1.    To have a strong relationship, a couple should know most of the things about one other. It is very important for a couple to know details about one's previous relationships and love life. This can build a strong relationship by letting the partner have a background on the things that have happened from the partner’s past especially on previous relationships.

2.    Make sure that information on current friends is brought up during conversations that should involve them. This will allow the couple to have an idea how the personalities of these people can influence and affect each other’s lives. There are also instances where friends can be helpful in strengthening…

How to Make Irreconcilable Differences Actually Reconcilable

Irreconcilable differences may be factors that would affect the relationship in a marriage. However, these incompatibilities can be resolved through the following tips on how a couple can work for a lasting marriage:

1.    Exert an effort show value to your mutual interests. Many couples overcome their incompatibilities by staying together so that they may find ways to adjust on each other’s differences. There are many options where couples may spend time to distinguish their irreconcilable differences like eating out together for a dinner, play golf, or watch movies. These mutual interests can bind couples back together and can create strong relationships that may last forever.

2.    Try to remember that the most important thing that binds couples in marriages is love. In spite of the differences that many couples discover in their partners as the years go by, many couples tend to mark some irreconcilable differences that would make the marriage weaker. Remember that love made the rel…

The Path to Forever: Intimacy and a Lasting Marriage

For a marriage to survive and last until that dreamy "forever," intimacy must exist between the couple. What is intimacy anyway? This just does not pertain to the act of making love, but fulfilling each other's emotional needs. It entails enlightening conversations in between kisses and caresses.

A lot of marriage counselors chalk up the longevity of a marriage to how intimate the couple is. Here are some ways how to achieve that intimacy for an ideal, almost-perfect marriage:

1. All work and no intimacy make a dull couple.

It is a given that after a crazy day at the office, the husband and wife both feel exhausted. But they must not let it get in the way of their relationship. They must allow for some quality time in and out of their love bed.

2. The husband must give what his wife wants: quality talk time.

Wives want to talk things out and express what is inside their hearts. The husband must grant her that as this is one way to achieve emotional intimacy.

3. The couple mu…

Marriage: From Blah to Ooh-Lala!

When one is younger, he or she might have thought how wonderful it would be to get married. Of course, it is wonderful...but not all of the time. There will be times when marriage will seem like hard work and there will even be a time when leaving will look like a nice option.

To married couples out there, they must remember to look for ways to improve their relationship. Here are some tips that could make the marriage go from boring to infinitely fascinating.

1. Forgive.

Okay, there will always be disagreements in a relationship. But there is also something known as forgiveness that could immediately smooth the situation in an instant. Married couples must never harbor grudges.

2. Respect and honesty in the key.

If there is no respect and honesty in a marriage in the first place, why are they still together?

3. Remember the power of humor.
A married couple must take time to share jokes and other crazy antics to decrease tension. Laughter is healing.

4. Communicate effectively.
If the wife i…

How to resolve arguments the easy way

In a world that is populated with millions and millions of people, a person is bound to run into some arguments with the individuals that they will encounter in their everyday lives.

People are a part of our social environment. As early as kindergarten children learn to adapt to their social surroundings. But every now and then some children who cannot find a way to resolve arguments with each other end up in a fight.

But as children get older they learn that there are ways to resolve arguments without getting into a fist fight! Something that grownups should have learned by now!

Learn to compromise

One of the things that a person needs to realize is that he or she can't get his way all of the time! As a matter of fact, most arguments stem from this way of thinking. When individuals continuously impose their way of thinking, and course of action on others a fight is inevitable.

People need to respect each other's differences. Whether it be religion, nationality, social status, …