10 Steps to Happily Ever After

Written by Slade Hartwell

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5. Take interest in what interests your spouse. Watch their favorite shows with them. Read their favorite book, so you can talk about it with them. Encourage them to develop their talents.

6. Listen to your spouse. Husbands, remember that women need to express their feelings. Be a good sport and just listen. Donít interrupt, or get distracted. Empathize with her. Let her know that you can relate to what sheís feeling. Ladies, please remember thatrepparttar kind of talk you might like to have with your husband does not come naturally to most men. Just be patient. Itís not a good idea to "unload" on him right when he comes home from work.

7. Accept your spouse for who they are. Practice total acceptance. Donít hold your spouse to your expectations; you will only succeed at building resentment.

8. Express your commitment. In little ways, you can, and should, renew your vows to each other over and over. Your spouse will feel comfortable and secure knowing that you are truly committed torepparttar 122062 marriage. True closeness will only happen when all doubt and insecurity is replaced by confidence inrepparttar 122063 relationship. Let your spouse know that you really are in it "till death do us part."

9. Trust in each other. Donít be suspicious. Donít snoop through each otherís belongings. To help ensurerepparttar 122064 trust, be honest with your spouse in all things. Never keep secrets from each other, not even little ones.

10. Make it your aim to be your spouseís best friend. Appreciate your spouse for who they are. Loosen up and have fun with each other. If you are practicingrepparttar 122065 steps above, you are on your way to being your spouseís best friendrepparttar 122066 ultimate relationship in marriage.

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How to Put the Sizzle Back in Your Relationship with These Seven Goal Setting Tools

Written by Colin Dunbar

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Personalized gifts: Personalized gifts are great not only for life's special occasions. Personalized gifts bring important moments to life and keeprepparttar memory alive forever. Express your feelings and show how much you care with personalized gifts. It shows your partner how much you value your relationship. Personalized gifts are always a winner because they are made exclusively for your beloved, with care and attention. Choose gifts that reflect your partner's interests. Evening wrapping your gift can be personalized. A little handwritten note expressing your gratitude can mean as much to your partner asrepparttar 122061 gift itself. Also be sure to giverepparttar 122062 gift in person. Personalized gift giving is a great way to spread goodwill and cheer amongst each other.

Feel special: Sometimes your partner likes to get noticed once in a while. We like to feel appreciated for our actions, feelings and aspirations and want to be noticed and acknowledged. Become a person who notices these things in your partner and give a compliment often. It will make your partner feel special and know how that you care. The only way our partner knows what makes us feel special is if we speak up. The gestures that make us feel special are different for each one of us. Learning how to make each other feel special takes time and an awareness. Taking this journey of self-discovery together is one ofrepparttar 122063 joys of a relationship. A key to a happy relationship is a commitment to learn. It is an attitude of curiosity, discovery, and delight in each other. Learn this essential relationship wisdom, and you will make each other feel special every day.

Unconditional love: Love isrepparttar 122064 primary energy inrepparttar 122065 universe. Giving unconditional love will deliverrepparttar 122066 greatest joy possible. The term 'unconditional love' means to love without terms and conditions, which means giving of yourself. Unconditional love is accepting another for exactly who they are, not forcingrepparttar 122067 person to change to meet your expectations of how they should be. It is about givingrepparttar 122068 personrepparttar 122069 freedom to be exactly who they want to be by allowing, supporting and enabling them in every way you can. Unconditional Love is true neutrality; it does not judge or evaluate. It does not like or dislike. It does not blame, so it does not need to forgive. It does not have choices or preferences, opinions or positions. Unconditional Love does not dictate, is not authoritative. It has no expectations other than what is.

Putrepparttar 122070 Sizzle back

Learning how to establish and maintain a loving, supportive relationship is no different to setting any other goal. It takes information, planning, thought, skill, time, and most of all, attention. You learn your skills and styles from your parents, close friends and relatives. You watch them fromrepparttar 122071 time you are little. They teach you both your roles in a relationship, and how to play them, through their example. This happens in every family and much ofrepparttar 122072 teaching is unintentional and unconscious. You can learn to be assertive (not aggressive) and to collaborate with your partner. You can learn to listen with your mind and heart. You can learn to fight fair and resolve conflicts equitably and sanely. You can learn to value and acknowledge both yourself and your partner. You can learn to speak from your heart and be safe. You can learn to ask for what you need and want.

Use these seven goal setting tools, and putrepparttar 122073 sizzle back in you relationship. This is just one ofrepparttar 122074 areas that is covered inrepparttar 122075 eaziGOAL system.

Colin Dunbar is the creator of eaziGOAL, the system that offers you 12 practical and proven goal setting tools to enable you to get what you want. Manual, workbook with goal setting worksheets, PLUS companion software. FREE newsletter.

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