Thursday, February 24, 2011

Two Keys To A Better Marriage

With nine years of marriage down, I have realized a few important things about it. First off, men and women need totally different things out of marriage. Men need respect from their wives, women need love from their husbands. That's not to say that men don't want to be loved and women don't want to be respected, it just means that they need the previous more. The second thing I have learned is that people feel loved differently. One person might need words of affirmation while another needs quality time yet another needs physical touch. Their are two great books I would recommend for anyone interested in growing a deeper marriage (whether you have been married a month or 60 years). The first is "Love & Respect," by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs. The second is "The 5 Love Languages," by Gary Chapman.These two books have significantly impacted my marriage in a positive way. God bless you today!