Hopefully you’ve arrived here looking for just a bit of advice on how to fix an unhappy marriage. As you probably already know, if you have been married for any length of time, you will no doubt understand that marriage is one of the hardest things in the world to sustain. Let’s be honest, if you want to know how to fix an unhappy marriage one of the first things you are going to have to realize is that it’s going to take…WORK!
We all know that sometimes being married can literally feel like having a millstone around your neck. And I’m betting many of you who are reading this are probably knodding your head. It’s no secret that however well you get on with your partner there will always be difficulties. At times it might be relationship issues but often the source of the problem is external.
However, it does not matter where the source of the problem originates: there are two basic principles that you should have firmly in place if you want to know how to fix an unhappy marriage.
Be the right person
Many people are looking for ‘Mr or Mrs Right’ when settling down. But this person simply doesn’t exist. You know it, I know it so quit trying to find something the proverbial needle in a haystack! To find the ‘right person’ you have to be prepared. You can only ‘see’ the right person if you are in the right place in your life. Remember “luck is simply where preparation meets opportunity”. So be prepared. Make yourself the best man or woman you can be. Don’t look for someone else to ‘complete you’. As Jerry McGuire said: “That’s Hollywood claptrap, don’t fall into that sap!
Understand the nature of the opposite gender
Nowadays, we too often make the mistake to believe that we can all be ‘equal’ and ‘unisex’. Hogwash! Men and women are intrinsically different, by a mile. Their attraction wants and likes in a relationship, dreams, goals, sources of self-worth and achievements are entirely different. Denying these facts is a recipe for disaster. But maybe that’s why you are hear. Maybe you have an impending disaster and you don’t the world crumbling around your head. If that is the case, stay tuned right here and we’ll be giving you some of the best tips we know on how to fix an unhappy marriage. But we’ll be flat out honest with you, most of it is going to be common sense that for whatever reason you’ve just plain forgotten!