I have concluded that much of the conflict between couples boils down to personality types. Different personalities see the world differently. Are you arguing with your spouse over attending social events? Are you in disagreement about how much to talk? Many of the arguments couples experience has to do with what one feels comfortable with over another. It's our different interpretation of things that can lead to the most vehement arguments. One sees it this way and the other that way.
Be careful to remember that everybody has a right to their own opinion. Be open to another perspective. Especially when it's a pebble issue. If you can let things go, especially pebble issues, you will enjoy a much more peaceful marriage. Does everybody have to agree with you?
Here's a great chart that explains the differences between introverts and extroverts. It shows you how they see things differently. Think about the two of you. Are you both the same or are you different. Are some of the issues...
Most would say they don't judge their spouse. If you interrupt, talk over, shut down or yell at your spouse you are guilty of judging them. You are basically saying what they have to say has no merit or value to you. Listen as I share what happened to my marriage when I stopped judging my wife.
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It's memorial day weekend. A great opportunity to do something with your boo. Too many couples stay in auto mode and don't pay attention to their spouse. How is your spouse feeling today? Are their emotional needs being met in this relationship? You take time to wash your cars and change the oil. What have you done for your marriage lately?
A great idea is to write out 12 activities to do with your spouse especially noting special days like holidays and birthdays. Let this list be your to do list each year for your marriage.
What are your plans this weekend?
Share 12 activities you want to do with your boo over the next 12 months.