What Makes A Happy Marriage Doesn 't Mean You Have A Perfect?

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Kindle Some Romance

“A happy marriage doesn’t mean you have a perfect spouse or a perfect marriage. It simply means you’ve chosen to look beyond the imperfections in both.”
~Fawn Weaver

If you’ve been married for any significant amount of time, you surely realize by now that having and keeping a great marriage takes work, it doesn’t just happen. It takes unconditional love, trust, communication, patience, forgiveness, compromise, and more than just a little bit of romance.
Remember those days when you were first getting to know one another? Remember the fun times you had together? Remember the spontaneity?
Well, maybe you do, maybe you don’t. Either way, it’s time to rekindle the sizzle, or possibly kindle it for the first time.
Your assignment, should you choose to accept it—and you’d better—is to take your spouse/significant other out on a surprise date.
This is not just some simple dinner and a movie, you need to go all out with this one. Set yourself a budget, find an empty day or two on the calendar in the next month and start planning.
What does your sweetheart enjoy doing? What’s a restaurant or activity you tend to avoid doing together because you’re not all that into it? What’s something they’ve asked you many time to do that you just didn’t want to do? It’s time to give in and show some of that unconditional love.
Don’t hold back on your planning, just make sure you go big without breaking the bank. There’s a whole host of things you can do that don’t…

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