No marriage is perfect. Marriage is work that usually comes with great rewards. I will be the first to admit that my husband and I don't always have the smoothest conversations. So when researchers suggested that a performance review could improve my marriage I was curious.
A wise man once told me..."happy wife, happy life". If this is true, you may want to read these seven tips we found from FemaleFirst on how to keep the lady in your life happy.
1. Cooking for her.
Having a serious conversation with your husband can be tricky. Not only do you need to find a moment when your children aren't taking notes, but you have to make sure your husband has decompressed from work enough to actually hear what you are saying.
As with most situations, food can help. Serve your husband dinner, then sit down beside him to have that serious conversation.
Apparently the U.S. Constitution is no longer relevant. Over the weekend I spent some hours arguing with assorted people from a variety of ideologies about the latest religious liberty spat. I heard the first freedom guaranteed by God was trumped by public accommodations law...
It probably depends on the gym you are working out at, but I would think that the gym would be a great place to meet potential dates. But bad news gym rats - you're not going to meet your spouse at the gym. Sadly, all that sweating and grunting where you think you are impressing everyone isn't going to get you any dates.
Over the course of being married for 11 years, I have realized that the only way to win an argument happily with my wife is to admit defeat. But, things may soon change. According to a new study, the key to ending an argument is to dim the lights.