We all have our reasons for seeing things the way we do. And we tend to be critical of those who see things differently. But how can we make sure that doesn't get in the way of maintaining harmony in our marital relationship?
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My husband thinks I am a big baby when I complain about his driving. Our biggest fights are over his driving. I am a cautious person, granted, but I think my husband should be more considerate of me. Now I'm at the point where I refuse to ride with him anymore.
About 5 years ago I discovered an online chat between my husband and a woman he had befriended on his mission. We had been friends with this family for all the ensuing years post mission. In it, he expressed his love for her. He even told her she was beautiful. I was floored.
Every action taken is preceded by a thought. The key, then, is to keep your thoughts focused on your eternal goals and your eternal companion.
When I first got married, I’m pretty sure that everyone and their dog wanted to give me marriage advice. Some advice was practical. Some was silly. And some was just plain wise! As the advice poured in, I began to notice a simple but common theme: communication.