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A Good Marriage Begins With You!

Take these ten positive steps and put them into practice in your marriage:

  1. Accept responsibility for your own behavior and happiness.
  2. Identify and align your personal and marital goals.
  3. Choose to encourage and support each other.
  4. Communicate your feelings with honesty and openness.
  5. Listen empathetically when feelings are being expressed.
  6. Recognize the factors that influence your relationship.
  7. Demonstrate that you accept and value each other.
  8. Choose thoughts, words and actions that support the positive goals of your marriage.
  9. Solve marital conflict together, without delay.
  10. Commit to the ongoing process of maintaining an “equal partners” marriage.