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10 Tips To Have A Successful Marriage

Oluwaseun Oyeniran; Theola Maxon; Susana Sosa; Emilie Emberton; Alexis Shaw; Araceli Medrano

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1. Stay Faithful

Sometimes it's hard to realize you lost your sexual freedom once you got married but remember the reasons why you became committed to your partner in the first place. How would you feel if your partner was unfaithful to you?

Sometimes it's hard to realize you lost your sexual freedom once you got married but remember the reasons why you became committed to your partner in the first place. How would you feel if your partner was unfaithful to you?

2. Watch How You Say Things

You can say something in a million different ways but the way you say things can affect your partner. Sarcasm and not taking your partner seriously can really hurt a relationship when your partner is serious about what they are saying to you.

You can say something in a million different ways but the way you say things can affect your partner. Sarcasm and not taking your partner seriously can really hurt a relationship when your partner is serious about what they are saying to you.

3. Self Disclosure

Do not be afraid to openly discuss how you feel with your partner. It can help you guys feel more comfortable and closer to each other. Be honest about yourself and learn more about your partner as well.

Do not be afraid to openly discuss how you feel with your partner. It can help you guys feel more comfortable and closer to each other. Be honest about yourself and learn more about your partner as well.

4. Trust

Relieve stress by just telling the truth and being open with your partner. Do not make it a habit to assume the worst because that will only irritate them. Have faith in your partner!

Relieve stress by just telling the truth and being open with your partner. Do not make it a habit to assume the worst because that will only irritate them. Have faith in your partner!

5. Be Straight Forward

Do not think your partner knows what you are thinking or how you feel about a situation if you do not speak on it.

Do not think your partner knows what you are thinking or how you feel about a situation if you do not speak on it.

6. Conflict Management

Do not force your opinion on your partner. Be open minded and hear what they have to say. Strong conflict management can strengthen your bond and it is another way to improve your communication skills.
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Do not force your opinion on your partner. Be open minded and hear what they have to say. Strong conflict management can strengthen your bond and it is another way to improve your communication skills.

7. Find a Balance

Figure out what works best for each partner! Be sure to do as much as you can so that your partner will have no problem doing things for you and come to a mutual agreement so that you guys do not feel overwhelmed.

Figure out what works best for each partner! Be sure to do as much as you can so that your partner will have no problem doing things for you and come to a mutual agreement so that you guys do not feel overwhelmed.

8. Make Accommodations

You are no longer functioning as an individual, you both are a unit! Be willing to make changes as your relationships requires it.

You are no longer functioning as an individual, you both are a unit! Be willing to make changes as your relationships requires it.

9. Be Mindful of Time Spent Together

Be sure to spend time with your partner. Have fun and be spontaneous but also make sure you give them their space.

Be sure to spend time with your partner. Have fun and be spontaneous but also make sure you give them their space.

10. Have Sex!

Have Sex! Be Romantic! Communicate about your desires and explore. Tell your partner what you like and don't like.

Have Sex! Be Romantic! Communicate about your desires and explore. Tell your partner what you like and don't like.

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