Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Is Your Bad Attitude Killing Your Marriage?

Is your marriage glass half full or half empty? Is it party sunny or partly cloudy in your marriage? Is your marriage not that bad or not that good? Is your attitude killing your marriage or is your marriage killing your attitude? Keeping your marriage together sometimes has a lot to do with perspectives and attitudes.
You no doubt have experienced the highs and lows of the married life and probably have thought once or twice about jumping ship. Don’t jump yet because there is still time to turn things around, despite what you are feeling right now.

Have you been a little depressed and withdrawn lately and not that interested in fixing your marriage? Well, if you want to save your marriage the first suggestion I would make is that you change your perspective and your attitude. It can make all the difference in world when it comes to repairing your marriage.
How Can Your Attitude Change Help In Keeping Your Marriage Together?
If you can get a little more enthusiastic about your relationship your actions will reflect this and positively impact your marriage.You will be happier and more pleasant to be around.Your health will improve or stay good because of reduced stress in your life.Your spouse will be more receptive to your requests if you are coming with the right attitude.Your good attitude and perspective can rub off on your spouse.
So is it worth changing your attitude to help your marriage get better? If you said no then you need to really dig deep and wonder if you really want a better marriage or do you want out of the marriage. I have yet to see a marriage negatively impacted when couples put their attitudes and egos in check.
Tips To Help Keep Your Attitude From Hurting Your Marriage
Look past offenses – Sometimes your spouse will say and do some dumb things. There will be times when you want to strangle him or her. Don’t let your spouse get under your skin and steal your joy and peace. Try not to sulk or withdraw or even snap back at your spouse. Keep a smile on your face and balance your responses.Let your spouse see that you care – It is easy to say things like “whatever” or “I don’t care” or perhaps “do whatever you want”. To many spouses these are code words for “our marriage is over or sucks”. Don’t act or say things that signal that you no longer care. Do just the opposite and your marriage will be much better off.
I’m pretty sure that you don’t like it when other folks give you an attitude. It could be someone driving in traffic, standing in line at a store or ringing up your purchase. None of us like dealing with folks with attitudes. Why do we find it ok to share our bad attitudes with our spouse? It is not ok and can only hurt your marriage. Remember, keeping your marriage together is the goal.
If your marriage is going through difficult times a good place to start changing things is by changing your attitude and perspective. Please look at your marriage glass as half full and getting fuller.
I know sometimes that you just want to scream, pull your hair out or put the car in drive and never look back. However, the alternative to these actions is Restoring Relationships and bringing romance, peace and joy back into your marriage. If you can use some additional ideas on how to adjust your attitude and transform your marriage.

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