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How to save a marriage - aom. Does your marriage feel flat?

how to save a marriage - aom

Studies show that after three years of marriage, many couples start complaining about their relationship being stale and boring. It’s no surprise then that most divorces occur within the first three years of marriage. How can you beat the marital blahs and consequently beat divorce? The answer is simple: date your wife all over again. Relationships are easy. Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Corey Allan of Simple Marriage.

relationships are easy

Relationships are easy. You may have read or heard the opposite, that relationships are hard work. I used to believe that was true. Not anymore. I understand that making time for someone else or giving up some of the things you love or getting your own way create some struggles in life – but once again, relationships are easy. Perhaps what people who believe relationships are hard work are actually referring to the difficulty of interacting and living with an immature, childish human.

Simple marriage manifesto. Simple marriage. Sex questionnaire. Celebration of family. “There are exactly as many special occasions in life as we choose to celebrate.”

celebration of family

~Robert Brault A few years ago it happened, and it couldn’t have come at a better moment. At the time I was involved in a monthly get together with my cousins. We were a group of eight cousins getting together to talk about family and life in general. It had started off when my sister was going through a nasty divorce, and one of the cousins came up with the idea of getting together to celebrate my sister’s birthday to bring some cheer into her life.

Once the celebration was under way, we all agreed on how great it would be to make it a once a month gathering of all cousins. Why you're not married. You want to get married.

why you're not married

It's taken a while to admit it. Saying it out loud -- even in your mind -- feels kind of desperate, kind of unfeminist, kind of definitely not you, or at least not any you that you recognize. Because you're hardly like those girls on TLC saying yes to the dress and you would never compete for a man like those poor actress-wannabes on The Bachelor. You've never dreamt of an aqua-blue ring box. Then, something happened. Monogamy. Dealing with different types of people. Personality typing systems abound on the Internet, some of them more reputable than others. Facebook quizzes and other social media sites will tell you everything from which cartoon character you are most like to what love story your life most resembles. Art of listening. We should all know this: that listening, not talking, is the gifted and great role, and the imaginative role.

art of listening

And the true listener is much more beloved, magnetic than the talker, and he is more effective and learns more and does more good. And so try listening. Listen to your wife, your husband, your father, your mother, your children, your friends; to those who love you and those who don't, to those who bore you, to your enemies. Men, women & stress. Aug. 20, 2015 — Much of the European continent has been affected by severe drought in June and July 2015, one of the worst since the drought and heat wave of summer of 2003, according to the latest ... read more.

men, women & stress

Hmh. Happy marriage strategies. ‘The Marriage of Figaro’ courtesy of TheIntelligencer Despairingly, he looked at her, shook his head, and asked, “Whatever happened to us?

happy marriage strategies

We don’t laugh any more; we used to always be laughing!” With contemptuous expression and voice, she retorted, “Yes, but not at the same time.” This one line from a classic moment of the British sitcom Fawlty Towers illuminated Basil and Sybil Fawlty’s entire relationship. Is a happy, long-lasting marriage really still possible? How ironic that the recent obsession with ‘personal fulfilment’ – the importance of oneself at the expense of others – has resulted in more people feeling unfulfilled, sad, and lonely. Happy marriages for greater health To some, marriage may seem old-fashioned, but research repeatedly shows that people who stay married to one partner are the happiest (1) and that married people are statistically happier and longer-lived (2) than their unmarried counterparts.

Certainly no marriage is perfect, but many are happy. 1. 2. 3. What women should know about men. Couples therapist Jason Fierstein introduces himself and recalls some important tidbits of information that women should know about men.

what women should know about men

Jason Fierstein: Well hi, my name is Jason Fierstein and I’m a counselor for men and couples. I work in private practice here in Phoenix and I help guys who are struggling in the relationships and help the women who are in relationships with them understand their guys a little bit better. So that’s the gist what I do. I work individually with men, in groups, and I do couples and marriage counseling. 75 ways to show love. Relationships are easy. Don't hope ... decide.

It's Now Or Never Don't Hope Friend....Decide By Michael D.

don't hope ... decide

Hargrove While waiting to pick up a friend at the airport in Portland, Oregon, I had one of those life changing experiences that you hear other people talk about, the kind that sneaks up on you unexpectedly. This one occurred a mere two feet away from me. First he motioned to his youngest son (maybe six years old) as he laid down his bags. Then the man stood up, gazed in the eyes of his oldest son (maybe nine or ten) and while cupping his son's face in his hands said, "You're already quite the young man. Connecting in relationships. “Excellence can be obtained if you care more than others think is wise, risk more than others think is safe, dream more than others think is practical, expect more than others think is possible.”

connecting in relationships

~Unknown I liked this quote because I find that we often we lose sight of our truest selves in the world of dating. I have noticed that a common theme among my clients is the confusion and frustration that comes when trying to determine if someone is “the one.” So I came up with a theory to help people get more clarity as to what is really going on in their relationship. This often helps people feel more empowered and free to move forward in their lives. To start, there are two main questions that one should consider when questioning forever with a mate. 1. Fidelity & genetics. Stuart Bradford Why do some men and women cheat on their partners while others resist the temptation?

To find the answer, a growing body of research is focusing on the science of commitment. Scientists are studying everything from the biological factors that seem to influence marital stability to a person’s psychological response after flirting with a stranger. 40 healthy relationship signs.

Divorce

True love lost.