6 Things To Avoid In Order To Save Your Marriage

Just because two people are married, does not mean that they have the perfect relationship. Marriage is just a more serious version of a relationship, and couples are sometimes going through rough times. If you are at that point when you’re asking yourself how to save your marriage, here are 6 things you should avoid doing. Now.

Some people say that humans aren’t mean to be with the same person for the rest of our lives, so why do we choose to do it? There is such a love and support system that most people crave and desire out of a marriage. Seeing someone you can raise kids with is no small feat.

No relationship is perfect. We all have issues in our relationships, and we need to figure out ways to fix these. With marriage, it’s a little different because you can’t just simply break up.

There’s a legal matter and usually, a family is involved, too. Please, remember that there is no such thing as perfect marriage and in most of  cases it takes hard work. So, what is the secret of long lasting relationships?  If you want to make sure your marriage does not fail, then you need to avoid these six things.

1. Having a Lack of Effective Communication

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Having a lack of communication is one of the worst things that can happen in a marriage. Things that are seemingly small, pile up on top of one another and snowball into something huge.

Something small like forgetting that you were supposed to meet for dinner at 6 instead of 7 could potentially be the last straw and could end up being a bigger issue than it should be.

Communication is something that seems so simple and easy. Feeling like you can’t communicate with the person you’re married to can end up being disastrous.

You can fix a lack of communication, or a lack of effective communication. It takes time and patience on both sides. So, if you want to save your marriage, communicate. Read the following tips on how to improve  your communication skills.

So if you have to fight, learn how to fight.

2. Focusing Only on the Negatives

There are going to be some days where you are going to hate everything your husband is doing. Even down to how he breathes is going to get under your skin and make you want to freak out.

You have to accept that these feelings are not always what you need to focus on. Just because your husband is annoying you by doing something, doesn’t mean that there aren’t a thousand things he does that you love.

No one is perfect, so why expect your husband to be? There are going to be things that you don’t like that your husband is doing, but you cannot forget all of the reasons why you decided to marry him in the first place.

We all have our own faults and relationships are all about taking the good with the bad and seeing how much you’re willing to handle.

Like I said, some days you’re going to hate everything about your husband, but you need to tell yourself that there are great things about him. You need to look for the good in the person you’re going to spend the rest of your life with.

3. You Don’t Focus on Your Partner Needs

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This is true in every relationship. Some people need constant affirmations that everything is okay and hear that the partner loves them.

Some people need quality time set aside with the person, while other people just need to see an effort.

Look at it this way, if you’re constantly asking the person you’re with if everything is okay in your relationship, the guy you’re with may feel annoyed when you keep asking because that’s not how he shows love. Maybe he shows love by getting you your favorite flowers out of nowhere.

This can work, but we need to start learning how to love people the way that they need love. So, try to understand that and give him/her that reassurance.

If  you husband gives you things out of nowhere because they made him think of you, then that may show you that’s what he needs in order to feel love. If you want to save your marriage think about those signs too.

4. Not Taking the Time to Show Interest

If you want to save your marriage, do something together! Just because you’re married, doesn’t mean that you always have to like the same things. Or  not to do anything together.  You are two different people who happen to get along in other ways. Don’t try to make him feel like what he is interested in is stupid. That can make the person feel like the things that they like don’t matter. Down the road, this can make a person feel like they don’t matter at all either. So, you are two individuals who can share great moments, hobbies , interest…enjoy your husbands company. Do something fun and creative together.

5. Avoiding Sex

It’s ok to be angry, it’s ok if you don’t feel like having sex for some reason. But if that happens all the time, you have a problem. If you  want to save your marriage, you need to think about the reasons and try to find solution. Have you to become total strangers? Do you  still like each other? What happened? Can you  talk openly to your husband? If you can and if still there is love, you can sort it out.  Take a moment to think and to look at problem from different angles. When you feel ready talk t your husband, tell him what would you like and spice up your marriage with these sexy games for couples.

6. Letting Pride Get in the Way

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There comes a time when you need to learn that the fight is not worth it. All of these previous points have the capability of leading up to a huge fight, and maybe even a divorce. This is obviously something you should avoid.

It’s not all about who’s right and who’s wrong. You’re not always going to agree on things, and fights are going to happen because of it. But it is how you end the fight that is the most important. It isn’t worth losing a person because you’re too stubborn to admit that you may not have been in the right.

Marriage is not an easy thing. There are going to be times of hardships that are there to test your relationship, but it’s all about how you come around after them and really learn how to accept your partner for who they are that matters.

If you want to make things work and really spice up your marriage, here are 21 deliciously naughty ideas for you.

If you have any thoughts, leave them in the comments section below!

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Myranda Siegert

Hey, I'm Myranda. I'm an absolute hopeless romantic. I've always loved writing about subjects that will hit close to home, and make people really think more deeply about themselves. I show myself through my writing, as well as my photography.

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