Tips for a Happy Marriage

As my wife and I celebrate our 31st wedding anniversary, I thought this would be a good time to share some tips for a happy marriage. Follow these and you'll celebrate many more happy wedding anniversaries!
Celebrating our 31st Wedding Anniversary
  • Listen to your partner - a problem shared is a problem halved
  • Celebrate the good times in your marriage
  • Don't be afraid to say you're sorry
  • Never go to bed angry
  • Watch romantic movies together (yes, chick flicks)!
  • Take turns being the designated driver
  • Go on 'date nights' and remember why you fell in love in the first place!
  • Make time for romantic getaways (here are some suggestions for Romantic Getaway Ideas)
  • Always remember the date of your wedding anniversary (you might want to check out Why Men Forget Anniversaries)
  • Talk to each other - communicate, communicate, communicate
  • Trust your partner
  • Dance together even if you're not good at it! ('And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance. I hope you dance. I hope you dance' - Lee Ann Womack)
  • Buy romantic gifts - flowers or chocolates - without any reason
  • Take turns emptying the dishwasher.
  • Be supportive - particularly when the kids play you against each other!
  • Be happy!
For more marriage tips, check out 10 Secrets of a Happy Marriage

I hope you found these Tips for a Happy Marriage helpful.

Geoff


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