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101 Ways to Build Happy, Lasting Relationships - Part 10

101 Ways to Build Happy, Lasting Relationships – Part 10

Open Your Eyes Do not drive yourself crazy with this, but take notice of how your relationship is going. Open your eyes and take stock of what is and is not working in your relationship. Are there specific things missing or specific problem areas that need to be worked on? Think about it. If you […]

101 Ways to Build Happy, Lasting Relationships - Part 9

101 Ways to Build Happy, Lasting Relationships – Part 9

Follow Your Instincts Most of the times, people will simply keep going in the same direction when things are going in a wrong direction with the hope that things work themselves out. The result is generally negative. Rather, listen to your gut feelings, your inner instincts. If you believe that something is bothering your spouse […]

101 Ways to Build Happy, Lasting Relationships - Part 8

101 Ways to Build Happy, Lasting Relationships – Part 8

New Adventures Arrange for the two of you to try something new together. If the two of you like the fine arts, audition for roles in a local community theater. Enter yourselves into some type of physical competition if you are both the athletic type. Perhaps you like to travel. If so, arrange for a […]

101 Ways to Build Happy, Lasting Relationships - Part 7

101 Ways to Build Happy, Lasting Relationships – Part 7

Photo Album Create a photo album for your spouse as a wonderful keepsake. Include the parents or siblings to come up with some special childhood and teenage pictures. Include family, friends, special occasions, and times of the two of you together. Whenever, the two of you feel as though you are drifting apart or taking […]

101 Ways to Build Happy, Lasting Relationships - Part 6

101 Ways to Build Happy, Lasting Relationships – Part 6

12-Month Calendar Create a 12-month calendar with pictures of special times spent between the two of you and give it to your spouse as a special gift. Arrange the pictures to coordinate with the months and then as a Christmas or birthday gift, or just as a special surprise, present it to your loved one. […]

101 Ways to Build Happy, Lasting Relationships - Part 5

101 Ways to Build Happy, Lasting Relationships – Part 5

Listen to How You Talk Most probably you and your spouse have settled into a pattern of speaking to each other while working on your relationship. It might be with short, blunt answers, heavy sighs as though bothered, or with negative remarks. Focus on to not only the words you speak, but also the tone […]

101 Ways to Build Happy, Lasting Relationships – Part 4

101 Ways to Build Happy, Lasting Relationships – Part 4

Love Means Having to Say You Are Sorry Say that you are sorry if you make a mistake by doing or saying something that is hurtful or damaging to the relationship. Many people struggle with these words, even when they know that what they did was wrong. It in fact takes a strong person to […]

101 Ways to Build Happy, Lasting Relationships - Part 3

101 Ways to Build Happy, Lasting Relationships – Part 3

Make the Men Feel Good Here are some recommendations for making the man in your life feel special: Flirt with him in public places Lavish him with compliments Tell him how sexy he is Tell him how handsome you find him Remind him that he is a wonderful mate, husband, father, whichever applies Act jealous […]