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What Does A Happy Marriage Consist Of?

Updated on February 10, 2015

Happy marriages are sometimes far and few between these days. We tend to argue with our spouse over things that are not even worth arguing about. What causes these arguments?

  • Some arguments can start over the almighty dollars. Where are we going to get the money to pay for these bills? In today society so many people argue over these financial problems, but remember when we took our wedding vows?
  • To have and to hold from this day forward, for better or for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and cherish; from this day forward until death do us part.
  • How many marriages abide by these vows we have taken when we got married?
  • Many times there maybe one, that is not too faithful to their spouse,`which in time, when caught up with, will indeed cause a huge argument and pretty much would end the marriage most of the time.

When you love someone so much, and he/she is the love of your life, your best friend, your life companion to death do you part, you will stick by each other, no matter what happens in your lives. Between the both of you, anything can be figured out or worked out if there is true love in your hearts.

What does a happy marriage consist of you may ask? In my 30 years of marriage, we went through some real tough times, but we stuck it out and worked out our differences because deep down we TRULY LOVED each other no matter what the circumstances were that we had a problem with.

A happy marriage in my eyes consists of Trust, Loyalty, Honesty, Being Open with each and Unconditional Love. With these few very easy things, your marriage should be well on the way to a life of happiness and forever love.

Granted, there is no such thing as a perfect marriage as much as we would like it to be, but if we just try our hardest to abide by our wedding vows then our marriage could just as well be called perfect to us.

Always remember, a marriage is all what you make of it and if you truly want the best marriage ever, you will do anything to keep healthy, pour and clean to death do you part.



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    • the clean life profile imageAUTHOR

      Mark Bruno 

      4 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      Dr Love, thanks for reading and your comment. Where have you been ?

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      lovedoctor926 

      4 years ago

      Helpful tips & practical advice to a lasting marriage. Good hub!

    • the clean life profile imageAUTHOR

      Mark Bruno 

      7 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      Guanta Thank you for commenting and yes you are so right. If you can not talk openly and work things out between both parties then your marriage might not work out.

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      Guanta 

      7 years ago from New York City

      Thank you the clean life, very good Hub. It is very important to to able to talk openly with ones' spouse.

    • the clean life profile imageAUTHOR

      Mark Bruno 

      7 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      Jussara Scotton Thank you for commenting and I am so glad to hear that you worked out your problem in your marriage. I think that is the problem with many marriages really don't even want to try to work things out they just walk away and take the easy way out. If we truly love our spouse then we will work it out like I did and you also. Stay strong and be happy :)

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      Jussara Scotton 

      7 years ago

      I agree with every word you said. I've been married for almost 3 yers now. Last year we've been through some difficulties that we could not predict. With a lot of talk, complicity and mutual support, we left the situation stronger and more united.

      Congrats for your great hubs.

    • the clean life profile imageAUTHOR

      Mark Bruno 

      7 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      @ Denise , Thanks Denise for your comment. Yea marriage or any relationship needs to be worked with in order for it to be a happy one. I always felt that if you truly love someone deep in your heart you will do whatever necessary to keep it together forever. sometimes it is really hard but with working on your problems it all is worth it in the end.

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      Denise Handlon 

      7 years ago from North Carolina

      Great topic-not just for marriage, but any relationship.

    • the clean life profile imageAUTHOR

      Mark Bruno 

      7 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      Thanks Sunny. Day I'm glad you enjoyed the hub!

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      Sunnie Day 

      7 years ago

      Good hub! Thank you!

      Sunnie

    • the clean life profile imageAUTHOR

      Mark Bruno 

      7 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      @Mistress Of Spice, Thanks for another nice comment. I do believe that once you get the ID# adsense will be automatically be put in you first hubs you wrote and all the new as you write.

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      Mistress of Spice 

      7 years ago from uk uae

      though imust admit that those were some what crazy and hope to get that understanding right, innocently i hope not to step onto anyones toes...am now waiting for the id number which i will then paste onto my affilated setting...cant wait..lolz..tke care mospice

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      Mistress of Spice 

      7 years ago from uk uae

      hey there mark , so for my late respond, i was busy hubbing...lolz, lifes fruitful, shopaholic on losssssssssssse...lolz...

      Thank you for your kind concern, idid sign up adsense and awiting the necessary, hopefully i get lucky.......phew so many rulesssssss...almost writing the googles adsense episole 1...lol.

      thought am not sure if i lose out the 10 hubs ive published and didn't register, will i? or do i get fed for that..? i wonder...

      tkc care chat more....

      mistress of spice...

    • the clean life profile imageAUTHOR

      Mark Bruno 

      7 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      @ Mistress Of Spice, yes we never go to bed mad and always without fail kiss each other and say I Love You and as you said that goes for speaking on the phone and emails, End of conversations always end in 'I Love You'

      Thanks for your comment and did you get the facts on Google adsense? Let me know...

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      Mistress of Spice 

      7 years ago from uk uae

      lol my hubby and I have one policy....no matter how busy we are whether in our busy schedules,meetings,when we call each other, always say 'I love you' when replacing the receiver.......otherwize we both are left disturbed and cannot continue our day forward...this is one special tie keeps us hooked on and not to lose essence of our vow, dedications an lifetime commitment.

      Hope that help with one main ingriendient in Happy Marriages.

      Mark i like this hub, its like a breath of fresh air...

      Happy Hubbing............Sir Mark

      enjoy and thkx for all your kind guidelines...its awesome

      Mistress of spice...

    • the clean life profile imageAUTHOR

      Mark Bruno 

      7 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      @ easylearningweb, Thanks so much for the comment and yes, when a couple has a problem it is best to talk it out and resolve the problem and not let it brag on and on. I never ever went to bed being mad at my wife or the other way around. we corrected the situation before we went to sleep, because God forbid, if one should die in their sleep the other will never forgive themselves ever.

      I have a sign over my bed saying "always kiss me goodnight"

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      Amelia Griggs 

      7 years ago

      Wonderful hub! I think communication is the key, coupled with support, respect, and unconditional love.

      Regards,

      Easylearningweb

    • the clean life profile imageAUTHOR

      Mark Bruno 

      7 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      @donruiz, Thank you for your feedback on marriage. I will read your hubs about it also.

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      donruiz 

      7 years ago

      1. Open Communication

      2. Make quality time count (love is spelled as T.I.M.E.)

      3. Never grow too old for a date with your spouse.

      4. Grow closer to each other by drawing nearer to Christ and His teachings.

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