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Communication in Marriage

18 Ways to Improve Communication in Marriage

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Effective Communication in Marriage

Communication in marriage is so important. Blah blah blah. We all know this. 

But when I got married, there was no brochure handed to me that taught me all the secrets to communication success.

My husband and I have always rocked when it comes to communication. The lie detector says that is a lie. Yeah right. We have struggled just like every other couple. Heck, we are still navigating our way through it. 

Signs of a Healthy Relationship

12 Signs of a Healthy Relationship

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Healthy vs Unhealthy Relationships

Do you have a healthy relationship? 

Really think about this. 

Grab your favorite drink and get comfy! Let’s talk about the signs of a healthy relationship

There may be some areas where you know your relationship is at rock star status. And there are most likely areas that you are well aware deserve a “needs improvement” checkmark. 

Date Ideas For Couples

16 Inexpensive Date Ideas For Couples

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Date Night Ideas For Married Couples

Looking for some inexpensive date ideas for couples? Look no further. 

Let’s start with an important question. 

When was the last time you went out for a night on the town? Yep, I’m talking about date night?

Was it last week? Last month? Maybe it has been so long you can’t even remember!

How To Save A Marriage

How To Save A Marriage: 9 Tips You Need To Read

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How To Save A Marriage on The Brink of Divorce

Marriage is a journey of curvy roads and lots of construction. I think we all know this. 

But what do you do when it feels like things are on a downward spiral and there is no sign of a light at the end of the tunnel?

You may go looking anywhere and everywhere for some advice on how to save a marriage. 

Or you may shut down. Those feelings of being hopeless can take over. Which only makes everything seem worse. 

Do you want to save your relationship? This is such a scary and uneasy thing to have to think about. 

How To Have a Healthy Marriage After Kids

How To Have a Healthy Marriage After Kids

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How is your marriage doing? Smooth sailing or some heavy turbulence. Maybe a bit of both.

Especially if there are kids involved.

Having kids is amazing. But it is also hard. And it can knock you on your butt.

And hot dang it can throw your relationship for a loop. The loop de loop of all loops.

Couples have to learn how to have a healthy marriage after kids.

Do’s and Don’ts of Marriage

 Do’s and Don’ts of Marriage

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Does it ever seem like it should be so simple in relationships? Do these things. Don’t do these things. Just like following instructions.

Now, I am not a master at following instructions. Dang if I do not always have an extra screw left over when I try to put anything together. But building a nightstand is still a heck of a lot easier than building a strong and healthy marriage.

For one thing, there are two people in a relationship. And unless you are married to a robot, controlling your partner is not in the cards. Even though it would be nice from time to time.

Things All Couples Should Talk About

8 Things All Couples Should Talk About

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All couples talk. Hopefully!

But what are we talking about?

The day to day conversations are always happening.

How was your day? What do you want for dinner? Some random thing that happened.

These are things that don’t require more than a few words or a grunt as a response.

But what about the things going on under the surface. The talks that require both people’s full attention.

The talks that are not always easy.

Toxic Marriage Habits

Toxic Marriage Habits You Need To Avoid

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Things That Ruin A Marriage

Every single couple out there is guilty of having some toxic marriage habits.

By no means does that mean they have a bad marriage.

It just means that they are human and not perfect! Yes, even those couples that seem to have it all. Don’t be fooled. They do not.

The Little Things In Marriage

The Little Things In Marriage

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Do the little things in marriage really make a huge difference?

They most definitely do.

Those little things help build a strong foundation. They have the power to make or break a relationship.

The best thing about all those little things in a marriage is that they are easy. No rocket science required.

You don’t have to read a book to figure these things out. Although, books on relationships are great. And reading one can make a massive difference.

But this isn’t getting into the deep-down stuff. This is about those small day to day things that drift off over time.

Date Night Movies

 Date Night Movies That Everyone Will Love

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Best Movies For Couples

Let’s talk date night! More specifically… date night movies!

Everyone loves movies. And it is definitely at the top of the list for date night ideas.

But what happens when it comes to picking the movie?

You want something both people will enjoy.

I get annoyed by the “chick flick” and “guy movie” thing.

I happen to think a lot of men enjoy a romantic comedy. Just like a lot of women enjoy an action film.