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Build a Healthy Marriage

Marriage skills needed to build a healthy marriage include understanding of the soulmate concept, keys to having a successful marriage, making decisions together, dealing with conflict, and marriage myths and expectations.
  1. Make Decisions Together (8)
  2. Talk About Expectations (7)
  3. Marriage Myths (8)
  4. Deal With Conflict (17)
  5. Plan for Special Occasions (5)
  6. Ask Sheri: Questions & Answers (59)

Simple Ways to Keep Your Marriage Healthy
Here are some simple ways to help keep your marriage successful. Just remember that there is no one simple way to build a healthy marriage.

Model Marriages
If you want to keep your marriage long-lasting and successful, be flexible in your attitudes, be willing to create balance in your life, and be open to change.

What's To Like About Being Married
Make a list about what you like about being married and what you can celebrate about marriage. Share your list of things to celebrate about being married.

What Do You Want From Your Marriage?
We've written about emotional needs and what wives and husbands often want from their spouses. We'd like to hear from you what you want from your spouse and from your marriage. What do you want from your marriage?

Ten Things That May Surprise You About Surprising Your Spouse
The whole idea of a wonderful, pleasant surprise is to do or give something unexpectedly. A really great surprise will astonish and amaze your spouse. Here are some tips on how to surprise your spouse.

Qualities of a Successful Marriage
Love and commitment are on the list, of course. But there are many more necessary qualities couples need to have a healthy and happy marriage.

Tasks of Marriage
Here is a brief explanation of Wallerstein's nine tasks of marriage and additional resources.

Ten Things Husbands Want From Their Wives
In no particular order, here are ten things that many husbands often want from their wives.

Emotional Needs
So often we hear folks say that their spouse is not fulfilling their emotional needs. When we ask what needs are not being fulfilled, people mention things that are not emotional needs but wants and desires. You need to take responsibility for filling your own needs.

Ten Things Wives Want From Their Husbands
In no particular order, here are ten things that many wives often want from their husbands.

10 Ways to Sabotage Your Marriage
Here are things you can do in your marriage to push your spouse away with information on how to avoid doing these things!

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