Simply Nerdy Mom: Is Your Marriage On A Rocky Road? Here’s What To Think About

Monday, November 4, 2019

Is Your Marriage On A Rocky Road? Here’s What To Think About


Marriage is a journey that not all of us sail through happily and without fault. I don’t think a normal marriage is beyond arguments, heightened emotions ad tough times. You just have to have children for that to start if you haven't experienced much of it yet. But sometimes you may not realize that your marriage is on the wrong path, a path that could ultimately end with you parting ways. 

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No one enters a marriage in order for it to break down, and sometimes it can start with little things, and then they and develop into big things. In some cases, you are better apart, and if you do feel that this is the case then you can find detailed information here about what your next move is. However, if you find that your marriage is a little rocky right now, and that you want to improve things, then don't despair, here are some of the things you could try to help the situation.



Communicate with one another

One of the first things you could consider is actually talking to one another. You may think you already do this but on closer inspection, are you really? When was the last time you talked about your day, or inquired about the other person? When was the last time you talked about something other than work or perhaps your children? Opening up the lines of communication can really help you get back on track when it comes to your marriage. Communication is such an important aspect, and it can get lost in the hustle and bustle of daily life. So make the time and put in the effort to talk to each other. Even if it is just for five minutes it could make a big difference.


Spend some time alone together

It may sound obvious, but spending time together can help relight the fire in your relationship you once had. It could be that you go out for a date night, and while many people swear by this it isn’t your only way of spending time together. Some couples don’t have childcare options to do it, some might not have the spare funds for a cinema date or a meal out, but the option of spending time alone together is still plausible. You probably have an evening, am I right? So when the kids have gone to bed why not spend time together doing something. Take it in turns to cook, put away your phone, watch something together. Enjoy the alone time you get.


Try counselling to give you a talking platform

Often what you do at home might not be enough and this is when it may be worth speaking with professionals. They can often help you both open up the lines of communication to help you talk, discuss and resolve issues and feelings that you may have been bottling up for some time.


Make changes personally

Finally, there may be some changes that need to be made, personally or by the both of you to make things work. Often the change could be simple, or it might take time and a lot of work to get there. But you will know if it is worth it and sometimes the change could be all that is needed to put the spark back in your marriage.

Let’s hope that these tips help you get your marriage back on track.

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