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Bad Habits in Marriage

Aug 24, 2012 / General     

Just as a wrecking ball will eventually bring down a building, some habits will eventually wreck your marriage.  You keep score. . . keep secrets. . . or keep talking - without listening.  So what can you do to repair the damage and reinforce the relationship?  Commit to replacing your old habits with new ones –  help your spouse without expecting anything in return,  be open with your spouse about everything, and speak less. . . listen more.  So, the next time you’re about to let your wrecking ball fly, visualize the damage you could do to your spouse and your marriage.  Steer clear of these bad patterns in marriage and be sure to focus on the 6 habits of highly bonded couples.



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Mark Merrill

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