Five things you MUST do to save your marriage
To make a marriage work, both the man and the wife will have to make little adjustments, sacrifices and compromises.
Mumbai: Marriage is one of the most beautiful institutions created by mankind. It’s the union of two individuals who decide to stay together through thick and thin.
To make a marriage work, both the man and the wife will have to make little adjustments, sacrifices and compromises. Couples often forget than they have to put efforts to make marriage a success.
Post the honeymoon period, the realities and actualities of marriage emerge. And that’s when couples find it difficult to deal with it. Gaps between the two start to widen and differences start growing.
In order to make marriage fruitful, couples have to collectively take a few steps.
If you are facing crisis in your marriage and wish to save it from ending in divorce, here are a few things you MUST do:
Accept that the two of you have differences but formulate a middle path mutually to lessen the bitterness. Only when you admit that it takes two hands to clap shall you be in a position to take the necessary step to further the reconciliation process.
List out the moments of joy that made you smile and laugh together. If the love between the two is not lost then look back at all the moments of ecstasy the two of your shared. Assess if you as a couple stand strong when united.
Seek help from your parents/in-laws/relatives or friends. Talk to them about the troubles in your marriage. They may be able to help you find the cause of trouble by looking at it from a third person’s perspective. This in turn will guide you to the right path towards reconciliation.
Try staying away from your spouse for a week or so. The brief distance between the two will help you rediscover your love for him or her.
Last but not the least, if you are parents to a child, you must try and resolve your problems and not let issues between the two of you, affect him or her.