While we love all aspects of wedding planning, sometimes brides forget to plan for their marriage and not just the wedding day. With that thought in mind, we wanted to share some of our tips for thriving in your marriage.
Marriage can be a beautiful thing.
But it can also be really hard + a lot of work.
But that work is totally worth it when you see the benefits of that work.
Put your phones away for a few hours and keep learning about each other, keep enjoying their company and don't stop adventuring. Find new ways to surprise each other.
You now have someone else involved in every aspect of your life. The decisions you make daily affect your spouse, let them know your plans, include them in your decisions...
One thing that Joel & I find helpful, especially now with kids going in every direction, is to sit and chat on Sunday evenings about the week ahead. Whose doing what, going where and what do we really need to accomplish that week.
Work at it together. I know not all spouses care about the looks of your house. But ask their opinion and find some projects you can work on together on weekends. Make your bedroom a safe and device free room.