The young and excited bride and groom to be; ecstatic about the upcoming wedding and the joy that it will bring. Three to six months later, reality has set in and both spouses realize that marriage is no easy task, but one that takes a great deal of effort and patience. The following are tips for both wives and husbands, to help make the task a little less daunting. And to increase the many rewards that are possible in such a marvelous and complex relationship
Let your mate know he/she can trust in your loyalty. Trust is one key to a happy marriage. Cultivate trust and you cultivate a fulfilling and refreshing married life.
“The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her; so that he shall have no need of spoil.” (Proverbs 31:11)
Guard your heart against the possibility of an adulterous affair. Don’t even fantasize about having an affair, because fantasy is the first step toward a reality that can destroy your marriage.
“You have heard that it was said by them in old time; Thou shall not commit adultery: but I say unto you, that whosoever look on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.” (Matthew 5:27,28)
Put actions behind your sweet words of love. Don’t just say, ‘I love you’. Show your beloved how much you care. Look for things you can do to please your mate-every day. Share all your matter, problems, and thoughts with your mate. Let no one interferer between two of you.
“My little children let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but indeed and in truth". (1 john 3:18)
Just as we ask our Lord Jesus Christ to forgive us when we make mistakes, we should also do the same with our spouses. By doing that you are setting an example for your chi
Spouses. The stronger person is the one who can admit when he or she is wrong, when a person is unwilling to do this, there will be little growth and development in the marriage.
Never Bring up Mistakes of the Past
It can be very hurting for another person to be reminded of past mistakes. One may remember mistake that were made so that they are not repeated, but this should not be done excessively. Certainly, Being a Christian ,we are not in the position to judge any person.
Surprise Each Other
Little things can make a big difference in marriage life .you can surprise each other by bringing home a small gift or flowers, preparing a special meal the one your mate like, dressing up and beautifying for each other.
Sense of Humour
A good sense of humor is very important for a healthy relationship create a friendly environment in the house. It can absorb the troubles of life. Particular aspect can go a long way in preventing argument and brightening the atmosphere of the home. Life is a constant stream of challenges and tests, and to approach it in a light-heated manner will help to make your life and your mate life smoother and more enjoyable.