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“If we make the conscious decision to daily place our spouse’s desires and needs above our own, and that’s reciprocated, the marriage will succeed. Utter and complete selflessness. Isn’t this true in all healthy relationships?”
My advice after a divorce following 16 years of marriage, by Gerald Rogers.
Obviously, I’m not a relationship expert. But there’s something about my divorce being finalized this week that gives me perspective of things I wish I would have done different… After losing a woman that I loved, and a marriage of almost 16 years, here’s the advice I wish I would have had :
#1 Never Stop Courting
Date constantly. Never at any point underestimate that lady. When you requesting that her wed you, you guaranteed to be that man that would OWN HER HEART and to furiously ensure it.
This is the most imperative and holy fortune you will ever be depended with. SHE CHOSE YOU. Always remember that, and NEVER GET LAZY in your adoration.
#2 Protect Your Own Heart
Similarly as you focused on being the defender of her heart, you should watch your own particular with a similar cautiousness. Adore yourself completely, cherish the world straightforwardly, however there is an exceptional place in your heart where nobody must enter with the exception of your significant other.
Keep that space constantly prepared to get her and welcome her in, and decline to give anybody or whatever else a chance to enter there.
#3 Fall In Love Over And Over Again
You will continually change. You're not similar individuals you were the point at which you got hitched, and in five years you won't be a similar individual you are today. Change will come, and in that you need to re-pick each other regular.
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