Posted by: encourager | January 18, 2007

How to have a fulfilling marriage

 50 Tips for Marriage


(1) Start each day with a kiss.

(2) Wear your wedding ring.

(3) Date your spouse at least once a week.

(4) Accept your differences.

(5) Be polite. (6) Be gentle.

(7) Give gifts.

(8) Smile often.

(9) Touch.

(10) Talk about your dreams.

(11) Select a song and make it ‘our song’.

(12) Give back rubs.

(13) Laugh together.

(14) Send a card for no reason.

(15) Do what the other person wants before they ask.

(16) Listen carefully.

(17) Encourage each other.

(18) Do it their way.

(19) Know their needs.

(20) Fix their breakfast.

(21) Compliment at least twice a day.

(22) Telephone during the day.

(23) Slow down.

(24) Hold hands.

(25) Cuddle.

(26) Ask for the other’s opinion.

(27) Show respect.

(28) Welcome each another home.

(29) Try to look your best.

(30) Wink at each other.

(31) Celebrate birthdays in a big way.

(32) Apologise.

(33) Forgive quickly.

(34) Set up a romantic get-away.

(35) Ask, ‘What can I do to make you happier?’

(36) Be positive.

(37) Be kind.

(38) Be vulnerable.

(39) Respond quickly to the other person’s requests.

(40) Talk about your love.

(41) Reminisce about your favourite times together.

(42) Treat each other’s friends and relatives with courtesy.

(43) Send flowers every Valentine’s Day, anniversary and for no reason at all.

(44) Admit when you’re wrong.

(45) Be sensitive to each other’s sexual desires.

(46) Seek outside help when needed.

(47) Watch sunsets together.

(48) Say, ‘I love you’, frequently.

(49) End the day with a hug.

(50) Pray for each other daily.


  1. These most certainly are affirmations to live by in order to be successful in a relationship. This list would do well as an important addition to one’s marriage vows 🙂

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