13 Tips To a Healthy Marriage!!

While we may be older if we don’t have that significant other and if we listen to ourselves we still need that special partner. We may be alone either because of divorce or death of one’s spouse we are alone.

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Society tends to poo poo romance between two seniors but that does not take into account that people need each other no matter the age.

Therefore I hope that this article will  give us” silver foxes” some steps to have a fun, exciting and long last relationship,



You likely know that an important tip to a healthy marriage is building and maintaining a healthy relationship together. As a married person, you must learn, listen, read, and practice these healthy marriage tips and advice you receive. Particularly from couples who have healthy as well as successful marriages.

It takes work to have a healthy marriage but it’s possible. Just like best nutrition and regular exercise can help you to get a healthy body, there’re things you can do to have a healthy marriage. Here’re some tips for a healthy marriage.

Spend Time with Each Other

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Married partners require time together in order for growing strong. Plan regularly scheduled date nights and weekend activities. If a getaway isn’t instantly possible, then make it a goal that you’ll work toward.

By spending time with your partner, you’ll good understand your differences and how to negotiate the issues they can cause. Forget the quality vs. quantity time discussion healthy marriages want both.

Learn to Negotiate Conflict

Learn to Negotiate Conflict

Conflict is a normal part of any relationship. There’s a point, however, when it can rise in intensity and become emotionally and sometimes physically unsafe.

Working out issues in a relationship starts with understanding what your problems are and how to discuss them.

There’re several resources available to help you learn how to deal with conflict.
Using these resources might go a long way in preserving how safe you and your partner feel.

Show Respect Together at All Times

Show Respect Together at All Times

When a couple fails to respect each other they frequently slip into negative habits. Research shows that nothing may damage a relationship faster than criticisms or put-downs.

Treating your partner as you would like to be treated will strengthen your bond.

Paying your partner, a compliment is a rapid and simple way to show them respect. When you’re tempted to complain to somebody about one of your partner’s flaws, ask yourself how you would feel if they did that to you?

Learn About Yourself First

Learn About Yourself First

Create it a point to work on self-discovery. Several partners enter into relationships without knowing sufficient about themselves.

As a result, they can have difficulty learning about their partners. Learning about yourself will best equip you to grow as an individual and a partner.

Regardless of how long you have been together, there’re things you can learn about him/her. What are his dreams for the future? What’s her worst fear? Imagine the bond you’ll share over a lifetime together if you commit to discovering new things about one another.

Explore Intimacy


Marital intimacy may open your relationship to a whole new level of enjoyment or closeness. It’s important, however, to remember, intimacy doesn’t always mean sexuality. A frequently forgotten feature of intimacy is the emotional type.

An example of emotional intimacy is making a safe space for your partner to share his or her emotions without fear of judgment and ridicule.

Learn the difference between emotional and physical intimacy and when everyone is most proper. Offering your partner one kind when they actually need the other can create issues in your relationship.

See Problems boredom

Boredom in your bedroom, lack of talks, resentment as symptoms and treat these symptoms as you will treat a chronic illness that has no cure apparently.

Throw at it every likely remedy you have got, no matter how alternative and weird it seems. Chances are one or more of them will really work and your marriage will get strong and strong.

Sexual Faithfulness

Sexual Faithfulness

Sexual faithfulness in marriage includes more than our bodies. It includes our soul, eyes, mind, and heart. When you devote your mind to sexual fantasies about another person, then you sacrifice sexual faithfulness to your spouse.

When we provide moments of emotional intimacies to another, we sacrifice sexual faithfulness to our spouse.

Guard your sexuality daily and devote it completely to your spouse. Sexual faithfulness needs self-discipline and an awareness of the consequences. Refuse to place anything in front of your eyes, body, and heart that would compromise your faithfulness.



We all have weaknesses & relationships that reveal these faults quicker than anything else on earth. An important building block of a healthy marriage is the ability to admit that you aren’t good, that you’ll make mistakes, and that you’ll need forgiveness.

Holding an attitude of superiority over your partner will bring around resentment and will prevent your relationship from moving forward.

If you struggle in this place, grab a pencil and rapidly write down 3 things that your partner does better than you that easy exercise should help you stay humble. Repeat as frequently as necessary.

Honesty and Trust

Honesty and Trust

These both are very important for everything in a successful marriage. But contrasting to other essentials on this list, trust takes sufficient time. You can become selfless, committed, and patient in a moment, but trust takes time.

Trust is only built after years, months, and weeks of being whom you say you’re and doing what you say, you will do. It takes time, so start now and if you want to rebuild trust in your relationship, you will need to work even harder.

Take Good Care of Yourself

You cannot give from an empty cup. Keep up your self-care no matter what. This’s particularly important for women, who often give unless depleted and then happy of nobody.

Let Go of Perfectionism

Let Go of Perfectionism

Your partner is not perfect, and neither are you. In all relationships, both partners will make mistakes. Do not allow perfectionism to destroy what is overall a best, solid, loving relationship. One of the easy solutions for how to have a happy marriage? Be type to yourself and be kind to your sweetheart.

Say Appreciations Frequently Before Going to Sleep


Right before drifting off to sleep, share some things that you appreciate about each other. (Three’s a great number, but feel free to share more.) It can be something you did that day and quality you value.

Concentrate on what you love and appreciate around each other and you’ll find more to love and appreciate about each other and your successful marriage.



Communication is so essential but oftentimes, people do not realize how important it’s unless things go south. You cannot even realize that your communication with your partner is suffering unless it is too late.

It’s very essential that you communicate everything positive, negative, and neutral, and no matter if there are small problems and major issues.

When you are talking to your partner, make a space where you can concentrate only on one another place all the distractions away, and if the subject matter is sensitive, speak in the privacy of your house.


So there you have the only 13 things one needs to have a happy marriage!. I am saying that with my tongue firmly in my cheek. This is only the beginning and I don’t that a number can be placed on this major aspect of life.

Having a successful marriage is really more like an art than a science but after one failed marriage under my belt. I would say that one overarching principle is this: every day with you and your partner you have to create, create, and create some more every day.

If one keeps that under his hat,to create if one does that a lot of these problems would resolve themselves.

One way that one can create is to increase understanding with another person. One can have a better understanding by knowing the three components of understanding.

They are affinity, and reality and communication. If there is a decrease in understanding between the two of you one of these concepts is not working. Of the three communication is by orders of magnitude most important.

When in doubt communicate to increase your two’s affinity for each other and reduction of reality again communicate. Communication is the true magic bullet is human relations.

Now my charge for all of you is to do your research, read books, watch videos from Youtube on this subject.

Read, watch, and learn but never forget to create, create, and create every day, hell, every hour always be creating.

As long as the two of you are have a similar purpose and goals in life and continue to communicate and therefore to create. You and your loved one just might find a loving relationship!


Thank you for reading this article and I hope you pulled out some workable information that you can use to make your life easier and more productive.

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So have a great day and be on the lookout for more useful content from me.

Take care

Dr. Charles

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