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Happy Wives Club

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Happy Wives Club

by Fawn Weaver

 

– There is such a thing as having a happy marriage.

– Movies, sitcom’s, magazines and society tells us otherwise, but marriage can be strong, fulfilling and happy.

– Hollywood and media seems to be fixed on divorce.

– Marriage should be your plan A & B and there should be no other plans.

– Once you say something, you cannot take it back, it will be in the brain forever.

– Laughing is an important ingredient to a good marriage.

– A good marriage doesn’t have perfect spouses rather imperfect ones who are working to consistently become better.

– Hanging around with people who badmouth their spouses will begin to cause you to look for defects and badmouth your spouse.

– Going to bed mad at your spouse is assuming that you will wake up the next day to continue the argument — but what a tragedy it would be if you don’t wake up together tomorrow.

– The key to a good marriage is not what you receive but what you give.

– Marriages that fail usually fail because they are self-focused, looking for their own happiness.

– You must give what you want — if you want respect, then give it, etc.

– Marriage changes when you have children, but it does not have to change for the worse.

– Love and mutual respect are two things those happily married for over 25 years have in common.

– Just because you go to church does not mean you will have a happy marriage, but becoming a stronger Christian will improve your marriage.

– Gratitude toward your spouse will change your marriage.

– You can care for your children and still keep your marriage as priority.

– Happiness in marriage is a choice.

– Here are the 12 things that happily married couples had in common, according to a survey by the author:

1. Respect

2. Trust

3. Belief in God

4. Laughter

5. Keep outside interests (hobby, sport, etc.)

6. Create a daily ritual

7. Date your spouse

8. Support your spouse

9. Friendship is essential

10. Nurture your marriage

11. No plan B

12. Choose your friends wisely

Jeffrey Bush

Jeff Bush became the General Director of Vision Baptist Mission in May 2012. Prior to this assignment the Bush family faithfully served the Lord for 8 years in Argentina, South America. During their time in Argentina, God blessed their efforts resulting in five churches, a radio ministry, and a Bible college to train those called to the ministry.

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