Being able to trust each other is the key to a healthy and happy married life. It is impossible for two people to stick together (happily) in a relationship or a happy, fulfilling and healthy marriage without complete trust.
It sounds cliché, but all romantic relationships go through ups and downs. For a marriage to be successful, you need more than love. You need commitment and the willingness to adapt and change for the other party. More importantly, you need respect. Whether you are starting out in your relationship or you’ve been together for more than a couple of years now, there are things you can do to build a stronger and healthier relationship. While long-lasting marriage seems elusive, it is not rocket science. As a matter of fact, you can boil down the most important aspects into just three things. What are the 3 most important things in a marriage?
Resentment is one of the leading causes of issues in a marriage. Unfortunately, it is also one of the least acknowledged problems, especially since money and sex issues are deemed more prevalent. The problem with resentment is that it often stems from lack of open communication. When there is resentment in your marriage, it means one of the spouses is unable to fully express their thoughts and feelings. This guide will explore how to fix resentment in a marriage without stirring up anger towards each other.
If you want something, you have to make an effort to achieve it. The same applies to a relationship. If you want a happy and healthy relationship, you must put in the effort to allow it to grow and thrive. Unfortunately, a lot of people no longer put effort into their relationship, especially if they’ve been with their partners for a long time. Complacency could end up ruining your relationship because you make the other person feel undervalued and underappreciated. It is important to know how to put effort into a relationship so you can keep it strong.
New York couples have been faced with extreme tests when emotional injuries may have occurred, including 9/11 and Hurricane Sandy Have you felt an intense amount of pain from an event in your marriage or love relationship? An experience when one partner or spouse fails to respond at times of urgent need strongly influences the […]
Ghosts from the past can be unwelcome intruders in your marriage or love relationship Are you or your partner or spouse experiencing symptoms in your marriage or love relationship that could be related to a history of trauma? A common dialogue between a couple where one partner has a history of trauma might go like […]
How do you fight in your marriage or love relationship? Fighting better is only the booby prize, from my experience with couples. As good as it feels to be able to engage in conflict effectively, it’s not the grand prize for a marriage or love relationship. Join me for the next Marriage and Couples in […]
Do you and your partner or spouse find it easy to talk to each other, even about the smallest things in your lives? If so, you’re most likely in a healthy place in your marriage or relationship. If not, this can be a warning sign that you may be disconnected from each other, a danger […]
Who makes the decisions in your marriage or relationship? Do you honor and respect each others’ feelings and opinions? Do you or your partner or spouse feel more like a passenger than a driver? Especially with men, if they allow women to influence them, their relationships are much happier and much less likely to lead […]
Headed for Disaster? In your marriage or relationship, are you and your spouse or partner headed for separation or divorce? You may find it hopeful to know that thousands of couples have been studied over 30 years to help us predict with up to 94% accuracy if a marriage or relationship is headed for disaster. In […]