happy marriage advice

Not to make it about money, but I'm still pretty uplifted by a bra I bought 10 years ago at Target that cost me $14.99. That's approximately .75 cents per boob, per year.
Research shows that when you share new experiences, you are both benefiting from hits of dopamine. Dopamine is a feel-good
As an organization ninja, I am a do-er of things. Busy life, busy job, busy family, busy calling! Hard to keep things straight. I keep a myriad of to-do lists throughout my crazy life -- but the one place I do not keep these lists is on my phone.
The real secret to a long and happy marriage is whatever works for you.
Women leave for many reasons, but there's one reason in particular that haunts me, one that I want men to understand: Women leave because their man is not present.
Though it seems completely counterintuitive, regularly questioning my marriage actually keeps me even more committed to it.
Nearly two-thirds of boomers plan to stay in their homes after their baby chick flies off to Wilderness University. Whether you're feeling bummed or jumping up for joy, take comfort in knowing that you have an extra room in your home to do WHATEVER YOU WANT!
A person has got to have a lot of guts to stand before an audience of 3,000 people and make the audacious claim that she and her husband don't argue.
How can sex possibly stay interesting for a lifetime? I have good news for younger people. I'm going to allay your worst fears and help you to relax about the idea of sex in the later years of marriage. I will tell you the spoiler right now. It's pretty good.
Sure, you still wish he'd clean up more, or she'd spend less or not indulge the kids so much. You'll still be frustrated at times because your partner doesn't listen, or doesn't pay attention to you. But the more you use these three life hacks, the smaller those problems will seem.
According to the older men, one key to a long marriage can be summed up as "give your partner's interests a try." Among unhappy couples and divorced elders, resentment of a spouse's independent interests shone through. The partner's passion for an activity was seen as a threat to the relationship.
Based on a collective 25,000 years of marriage (described in my recent book), here are three of the elders' tips for making the smart decision about a mate.
I can smell it already. The good food and drinks are coming. And so is the marriage advice from Grandma and all your aunties. The holidays are the time when extended family gets together to share good food and unsolicited advice.
Over and over, when it comes to marriage the elders point to decisions that completely ignore the evidence and show bad judgment. They believe there are a set of signs so strong and compelling that they tell you to get out of the relationship. However many people ignore the clear warnings and get married -- and, the elders tell us, live through a horrendous period suffering the consequences of that dumb decision.
I'm constantly finding a disconnect between the ultimate idea of "the one" compared to the one I'm actually with.
The feeling of entitlement often works as a detonator to the bomb that destroys our relationships. The spirit of entitlement smothers love, but the spirit of gratitude lets love soar. It's the difference between taking and receiving.
4. "Thinking he was going to change. Trying to change them to be something they were never going to be." 6. "Taking childhood
Finding a life-long partner is like buying a new car; before you go to the showroom, you should know what you want and what you're willing to pay. Here's a love-finding strategy based on research about happy marriages.
To most people, being in a relationship means that you have someone that is always there for you, a constant support system, and an indefinite friend to share experiences with. In the majority of cases, this is a worth-while set up, but for some of us it truly isn't all that simple.
When life gets challenging, as it does in all long-term marriages, people often question whether or not they chose the right spouse.