So now let's talk about time. Many people spell love, T-I-M-E. In order for relationships to truly thrive they must be given the time to continue to grow. Many people is very shaky relationships report that their partner, husband or wife, doesn't MAKE time for them. When this happens, the person begins to feel as though they do not matter, or they are not a priority. This can be very damaging to a relationship. Time is the only currency we can't make more of, that is why we must take time seriously.
Marriage Saving Tip 9: Take Time Seriously
It can be very difficult for your marriage to thrive if you spend all your time being “Mommy” and “Daddy”. You need to spend time playing “Husband” and “Wife” and I did not choose the word “playing” accidentally. Couples spend too little time playing and having fun with one another. Take the time to remember the things you used to enjoy doing with one another, and contemplating the things you always hoped to try that are new. Something as simple as a daily morning walk around the block or a games of cards, a shared cup of coffee, or reading a book to each other. It is even fine to spend time together talking about your children because they are one of the things you enjoy with one another; it just can’t be that you are always talking about their problems and yours. Carve out time for relaxation and fun. When you and your spouse regularly connect in a way that nurtures your relationship, makes you laugh, relax and smile, you may discover a renewed love just waiting to be enjoyed between you, as well as a refreshed vitality that will even allow you to be a better, more loving parent. Strengthening your relationship is a gift that you will give to your entire family, so take my endowment challenge and use these ideas for the next thirty days, and watch your marriage take on a whole new life of its own.