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Spouses Working Together: Making it Work!
On-the-job clashes took the romance out of our relationship until talk of divorce scared us into separating business from pleasure. The truth? Neither of us wanted a divorce. Just raising the issue inspired us to make changes that would save our marriage and business.
What is the Secret to a Wonderful Marriage?
At a time when statistically, between 40 and 45 percent of US marriages end in divorce, Gerry and his bride, 80-year-old Lilo, have been happily married for 58 years. "People often ask us what the secret to our success is and I tell them it's simple really. The secret lies in the long lost principles of love and respect."
Why romance stops and how to keep it alive
Are you frustrated with the lack of romance in your relationship? Have you been puzzled why it disappeared? Do you feel more like roommates? Love is not enough. It takes two people who have high self-esteem and good communication skills to maintain a long standing, healthy relationship. Learn how to improve your communication.
Together for Thirty-Five Years: Six ways to Nurture a Successful Marriage
It seems that primary relationships are difficult to maintain in contemporary society. There are couples that stay together for years for financial reasons and other considerations, but whatever passion once existed died out a long time ago. Staying together because it is expedient does not stimulate excitement or bring joy. This article shares concepts that allow marriages to grow and thrive.
Fighting Fair: Three Rules to Keep in Mind
Shakespeare's oft-quoted line, "All's fair in love and war," may be true, but it shouldn't be interpreted as license to do whatever we feel like — at least not if having a happy marriage is our goal. If you want to be happily wed, you will need to establish and follow some basic ground rules for resolving your differences. We might call this "Fighting Fair".
Marriage without Criticism
Criticism erodes the loving trust that keeps couples together. It wears us down and creates defensiveness and anger. It will arise in almost every relationship, and how you deal with it can make the difference between healthy relationships and troubled ones. Both men and women criticize their partners, but for different reasons.
Easy Ways to Keep Your Marriage Exciting
As the poet Alfred Lord Tennyson once said, "In the spring, a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love." Of course, when you're young, that pretty much holds true for summer, fall and winter as well - and is just as true for women as for men. The good news is that there are some very simple ways for even the busiest of women to 'fan the flames of romance' and maximize intimate moments.
Becoming "Marriage Warriors"
Men have always thrown themselves into their work—that's where we usually feel the most powerful and successful. In the last twenty or thirty years, fathers have become much more loving, friendly and caring parents to their children. That's the good news. The bad news is that many fathers are still so intensely focused on their work—and children—that they are letting their marriages wither on the vine. It's time to stop expecting our marriages to run on automatic. It's time to be relationship warriors and to commit ourselves 100% to creating an alive, powerful marriage!