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Solutions to Common Marriage Problems

Updated on February 19, 2016
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Sheila is a kids' author who worked with challenged clients. She loves to share her experience in the mental health field with you!

A married couple is sacred, and gloriously blessed with treasured memories.
A married couple is sacred, and gloriously blessed with treasured memories. | Source

Marriage Problem Solutions

Lovers marry and anticipate living happily ever after! Married couples hope to live peacefully and prove their love to each other with utmost respect, honor and kindness. They are joined together in heart, body and mind. Though they're two individuals joined in a hallowed matrimonial bond, their lives are actively entwined with every aspect of daily life. Nevertheless, there'll be certain gloomy times when you'll disagree with your spouse.

Disagreements are expected and natural, except, they shouldn't ever break your mutual trust and friendship to each other. A disagreement should not lead to uncontrollable anger either. You shouldn't degrade your spouse or make him fell frightened, or insecure. Such a horrible argument would be intolerable and perhaps might break your mutual trust to each other. This can lead to a grave dissatisfaction in your marriage promise.

Stick to the Vows of Love You Promised to Each Other.

Remember your marriage vows and declarations of love. You married to have and to hold your spouse, from this day forward, for better or worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, and forsaking all others, until death do you part, right! Therefore remember your trust and don't ever break it.

Common marriage problems normally border around issues of finance, house chores, the rearing of children and career goals. When you truly listen to your spouse’s needs you'll learn how to compromise? Your relationship will grow stronger.

Lying to your spouse to avoid an argument will make matters worst. Talking to each other in a most ardent tone is paramount. If one of you is driven to anger, then the other should step back and allow a cooling off period or go to God in prayer.

Don't Ever Go to Bed Angry or Ignore Each Other.

The best remedy in a marriage is to never, ever go to bed angry. When problems have been allowed to fester for days on end, one spouse ends up ignoring the other. Deep hurts are created and marital problems will be harder to rectify. This'll be the most trying time in your marriage, and you'll need the help of a marriage counselor, or advice from a qualified leader of your local community at this point. Hopefully, your marital issues will never become so ghastly, where one partner desires a divorce or separation.

With kindness, love and mutual respect conjugal issues can be eloquently rectified with minimal effort. Your spouse must take your feelings into consideration in every issue, whether it’s financial, health, or family related or regarding your closeness to each other.

A rule of thumb is to sort things out before bedtime so you don't go to bed angry.

The Key to a Happy Marriage is to Respect and Listen to Each Other.
The Key to a Happy Marriage is to Respect and Listen to Each Other. | Source

Exercise Patience, If Your Spouse Won't Listen.

Marital problems can escalate into monstrous arguments. When your spouse doesn't listen to your feelings nor take your point of view into consideration for a possible solution you'll be upset for sure. You may begin screaming at each other, and out of anger your spouse may cuss at you. You'll probably feel offended. The wiser of you must know how to deflate an argument. The easiest way to do this is through kindheartedness and respect. A gentle answer turns away wrath.

Yes, being considerate in an argument is important, for the reason that, it shows you respect and love your spouse. You're not willing under any circumstance, desire to create hurtful feelings. Argumentative words hurt deeply when spoken in an uncaring tone. Your spouse will remember the feeling.

Remember your spouse will never forget how you made him or her feel. Feelings cannot be undone, since, they can't be forgotten only forgiven. They are considered memories; even, if you may have painstakingly said you were sincerely sorry. Over time things will become easier if you don't give up on your spouse.

How to Fix Marriage Problems?

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Keep Your Relationship Issues Private.

It's best to keep your marital problems private. Decide not to complain to your friends and family about your spouse’s faults. Gossip stirs-up old wounds. Gossip is awful and it can create grief in your divine union. As you live together your gossip may have acquired you a grim reputation. It’s extremely hard to undo gossip! Therefore, it's best to shun it at all costs.

When children are born to you, your life will change forever, as your children will become the main focus of your union. Caring for children is a grand responsibility, and both parents must be involved in nurturing a child. Children need to feel secure, loved and respected just like your spouse.

Intertwined and mixed signals should not be given to children; such as, when one parent says “yes” and the other says “no” to kid's wants and needs. Mixed signals in child rearing create an imbalance in children, and this can affect their personal growth over time.

Build a Family and Notice How Much Closer and Valuable You Become to Your Spouse.
Build a Family and Notice How Much Closer and Valuable You Become to Your Spouse. | Source

Communication Is the Key to a Healthy Marriage.

Talk, and talking with a kinder tone of voice is the happy sound of a friendly way in a thriving relationship. Such a fondness creates profound love, since your spouse can feel your love growing within, with a sincere development of mutual respect and honor inside.

If you speak about your feelings and take superior care of each other naturally your bond will become stronger. This shouldn't be difficult if you love each other more every day. This is the substance of a grand marriage that lasts a lifetime, until death takes its dreadful toll.

© 2012 Sheila Craan


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