There are days when I love well in my marriage. I’m thoughtful toward my husband. I’m kind. I’m even sweet. But there are other days when love and marriage are not even close to one another. I’m short with him. I’m dismissive. I’m too busy to give him my full attention. We all know that marriage is like that – there are good days and bad days. But every day can be a day when we try to love well. Loving well starts with being patient and moves on from there. Here are the 13 ways to love well in marriage.
If you can do most of these on even some days, you’ll be on your way to loving well!
- Have patience.
- Be kind.
- Be willing to not get the credit.
- Be humble.
- Honor your spouse.
- Put your spouse first.
- Have a long fuse–don’t get angry quickly.
- Forget about keeping score.
- Look for the good.
- Be glad when your spouse does well.
- Trust your spouse.
- Be optimistic.
- Have grace under pressure.
Tell us! What areas in your life or things are taking priority in your life above your husband?