A strong, happy marriage doesn’t just happen. It takes effort. Whether you’re a newlywed or married with children, we have advice to help you strengthen your relationship and your marriage. Authors, Richard and Linda Eyre, share their top three marriage tips.
Is the goal to never disagree or to resolve disagreements well? Better to resolve disagreements effectively. Here are two ways to resolve:
1. Paraphrase back the other person’s point before making your own.
2. Three way prayer.
Best practices to keep marriages exciting and romantic:
1. Make time for a weekly date night.
1. Write up a “wants/needs list”
Follow the Eyre’s “football diagram” to address a problematic marriage.
Partly overlapping circles form erratic football shape. Share everything to get round, predictable bounces.
New York Times #1 Bestselling Authors Richard and Linda Eyre are the parents of nine children and, by coincidence, the authors of 9 internationally distributed parenting and life-balance books. They lecture throughout the world on family related topics, and are the founders of Joyschools.com. Visit the Eyres anytime at www.TheEyres.com or www.valuesparenting.com