Friday, May 21, 2010

Fighting marital boredom

By Dr Bill Maier

Are there nights when you sit at the dinner table with nothing to say to your spouse? If so, maybe your marriage needs a shot of adrenaline.

During the dating years, couples never seem to run out of things to talk about.

Where Did Our Love Go?: Reviving a Marriage in 12 MonthsWe all remember the days when we spent hours laughing and sharing and just enjoying being together. Then, wed go home only to call and talk some more.

So, what was different back then? In a nutshell, the romance was fun because it was fresh. We had a lot to say because new things were constantly being introduced into the relationship.

Theres no reason that should stop when we get married. Its easy to fall into a rut and take each other for granted. But smart couples work at fighting boredom in order to keep their marriage alive.

Sometimes thats as easy as taking up a new hobby, or planning a fun weekend away. Dont let your marriage get stale with age. Look for ways to keep it fresh and exciting.

Reviving Your Romance: 40 DAYS TO A BETTER MARRIAGE (Marriage & Family Revival)From TODAY, Voices - Wednesday, 19-May-2010

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