Good Communication Is The Key To a Loving, Trusting Marriage

Happy married coupleTrust and good communication are two of the most important aspects of a successful marriage. In fact, it could be said that you can’t have one without the other. Without these things, marriage can be an uphill battle. There can be niggling doubts in the back of your mind about your spouse. Where are they? What are they doing? Similarly, you can also wonder if what they say to you when you talk to each other is true and that they are being honest about your relationship. And because there is a lack of good communication, you may find it difficult to express yourself properly to them.… Read more

How To Have A Happy Marriage – The Question Everyone Would Like Answered

Sunshine emerges from behind a cloudEvery single person who is married(especially those seeking marriage advice) and is encountering problems and unhappiness wants an answer to the ultimate question of how to have a happy marriage. Of course, there isn’t an easy answer to the question. In fact, there isn’t a definitive answer to it – just opinions. Everybody who does indeed live in a happy and successful marriage, has their own idea about what contributes to it being the way it is. By the same token, the many people all over the world who live in an unhappy marriage have their own ideas about why their relationship is in the state it is in.… Read more

Marriage Advice For Newlyweds

Wedding day - the beginning of married life

The general consensus among society seems to be that newlyweds are pretty much all blissfully happy, enjoying their newly formed union. It’s also often thought that this ‘honeymoon period’ is only temporary, and in actual fact is somewhat exaggerated and candy coated.

I must confess, when I think of newlyweds, I think of a starry eyed young couple, madly in love and so wrapped up in one another that they feel invincible and almost oblivious to the rest of the world. Or maybe that was just my own experience.

Maybe some of you even think of Jessica Simpson(don’t be embarrassed!) and Nick Lachey when you hear the term ‘newlyweds’ – they had a hit reality show on MTV documenting their first year(and beyond) of married life.… Read more

Is Honesty The Best Policy?

Lie detector test

These days this saying is heard less and less. I for one have always agreed with, and actually lived by it. But the big question is, does it work in marriage? Quite simply, the answer is ‘yes’. In this media saturated age, it has almost become acceptable to be dishonest, deceitful and instead of working to make things better in your marriage, simply giving up and moving on to the next person. Ask yourself this though:-

That day you decided to get married, what made you decide it was the right thing to do?

You could have any number of answers to that question.… Read more