"When you keep your requests to three sentences or fewer, it's almost impossible to blame, use sarcasm or use put-downs." It's also a lot more likely that you'll get your point across without losing your spouse's attention. If either person thinks he or she is losing, he or she will ratchet up the stakes and escalate the issue." The next time you see a spousal spat going to a not-so-happy place, take a break and revisit the subject when neither one of you feels overwhelmed by the topic. Intimacy is an important part of a vital relationship, and one of the first areas to suffer if feelings are floundering. "Once you are done, say, 'I will not think about these anymore.
To keep the happy connection that made you say "I do" in the first place—or maybe even create a newer-and-improved version—try out these 10 tips to rehab your romance.Marriage is about giving, but don't make the mistake of giving too much."To have a good marriage, you need to be a good you," says Bowman.In a full blooded assault on the senses, we ended up eating far beyond our mandates and didn’t regret it one bit.Isn’t in the trademark of truly great food to keep the eater interested till the very last bite?First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes happily ever after. "Many people think that marriage is about marrying the right person, so when things go wrong, they automatically go to the 'Crap, I accidentally married the wrong person' place," says Alisa Bowman, author of .