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How To Light A Fire In Your Marriage

Aug 12, 2008
No matter what anyone says, marriage can be tough. It needs to be worked on more than we could have ever thought. There will be arguments, joyous occasions, times when everything is going well, and times when it seems like everything is falling apart. When it seems that your marriage needs a little boost, consider one of the suggestions offered below.

Always be honest with one another. Tell your partner how you really feel but in a nice way, being careful not to sound like you are pointing any fingers. There is nothing worse than lying about your feelings, especially during an argument. Lying will lead to bottled-up emotions that may erupt at any given, or worse, during the next argument or fight.

Take the time out to do something special for your mate. Remember when you two were dating and there was not a week that went by without giving her a bouquet of flowers or surprising him during his lunch hour to eat at a local diner? Just because you have been

Give her a call at a very random time when she least expects it. The call does not have to be long, and it does not need to be dripping with gushy, romantic words. A simple I love you or an inside joke will be enough to brighten her day. Alternately, try to slip a little I-love-you note in his coat pocket or in his briefcase. When he finds your note, it's guaranteed that his day will go by much more smoothly.

Give one another massages. The act of touching does wonders, especially where intimacy is starved or if one has had a particularly rough day. It does not matter if you are horrible with your hands. Shop for a massaging tool, some massage oils, or bath salts, which can be used as a scrubbing aid.

Have more sex. I cannot stress this one enough. In addition to being a great stress reliever and good exercise, sex is ultimate form of intimacy, extending far beyond hugs and kisses.

A recent marriage survey shows that couples admit they would love to relive the first few months of their relationship because it was full of passion and excitement. No matter how many years has gone by, 1, 5, 10, even 50, take some time everyday to show your partner how much he/she is appreciated. Good luck to everyone, and have a happy marriage!
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