How To Keep Your Marriage Happy: 5 Things To Do And 5 Things Not To Do

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Unfortunately, when this happens, couples are hesitant to talk about it. Like money, the topic of sex is very fraught. We believe that discussing it will only lead to embarrassment, shame and pain. As a result, the topic of sex is swept under the table, and because of this, couple’s sex lives diminish or disappear, and marriage will struggle to be a happy one with no sex.

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Don’t: Go Looking Elsewhere For Love And Affection

Many people who are in unhealthy relationships, who are taken for granted, who don’t communicate, who can not forgive each other or work together, whose sex life is difficult, can and do, find themselves vulnerable to finding love and affection elsewhere.

More often than not, people don’t go looking for affection but when it is put in front of them they find they can’t resist. Seeking love and affection elsewhere is a sure-fire way to make sure that your relationship isn’t a happy one and might even end it.

Knowing Things To Do To Keep Your Marriage Happy Is The Key To Doing So.

That being said, understanding what is important NOT to do is just as important.

Know that if you can communicate, if you can work together and forgive each other if you can keep the romance going and if you can talk about sex, you will find that you can have a marriage that will withstand the test of time and remain happy.

I know that this list is daunting. If so, choose one of the items above to start and then do it! Even one thing can make a big difference!

I know that you can do this!

Written By: Mitzi Bockmann
Originally Appeared On: Let Your Dreams Begin
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Mitzi Bockmann

I am a NYC based Certified Life Coach and mental health advocate. My writing has been published on The Huffington Post, Prevention, Psych Central, Pop Sugar, MSN and The Good Man Project, among others. I work with all kinds of people to help them go from depressed and overwhelmed to confident and happy in their relationships and in their world.View Author posts