9 Habits of People Who Have a Great Marriage

Written by Grace & Silas

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There are couples who have a stronger love for each other after marriage. And many of us see married couples who are always happy together, even when things aren’t going smoothly in their life. But how do they manage to be so positive and upbeat all the time?

Well, a happy marriage isn’t something you only see in the movies, it’s real and also possible! So let’s take a look at the habits of people who have a great marriage.

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They Talk Positively About Their Spouse

Happy couples can also argue, but they never turn to people outside of their marriage. What happens in your marriage should stay between the two of you, so try to not talk negatively about your significant other in front of other people.

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They Know How to Have Fun

Sometimes couples forget to have fun after getting married, but happy couples keep this in practice. They know that they can always enjoy each other’s company, whether before or after getting married. So don’t let your flirting stay in the past, try to have fun just like when you first met.

They Express Their Love

Happily married couples don’t hesitate to show their love for each other. Everybody likes to hear they’re loved, but these couples don’t just do it in words, they do it in action as well.

They Empathize With Each Other

When you’re married, you have a better understanding of your spouse. And happy couple understand how to think of the other person first and take care of them when they’re hurting. They know how to empathize with their pains and listen to what they’re going through.

They’re Supportive

We all have goals and dreams in mind, but when we’re not supported, we tend to give up on them easily. And the key to a happy marriage is to be supportive of each other as it shows your spouse that you care about them and believe in their dreams. In this way, their marriage will be stronger than ever because they’ll know they’re not alone on their journey.

They’re Forgiving

Happy couples also fight, it’s in everyone’s nature, but they also know how to forgive. So it doesn’t matter if you’re right or wrong, forgiving (and not holding a grudge) is one of the best ways to keep a relationship healthy.

They Spend Time Together

Going for dates isn’t something only dating or engaged couples do since it’s also a great way to connect after marriage. Dating will strengthen your relationship, give you time to catch up and bring fun into both your lives.

They Try New Hobbies

Many happy married couples decide to try something new and exciting when they see things start to get a bit monotonous. So starting DIY projects together or taking fun classes are always great ways to connect.

They Respect Each Other

Showing respect is crucial for a happy marriage; you and your partner need to be respected and appreciated. So happy couples are always great listeners and speak to the other one with respect because they realize that their spouse deserves that. 

Whether you’re about to get married or you’ve been married for a while, there are always great ways to get closer to the one you love. So give these a try and let us know how it goes!


Meet Silas & Grace

Silas and Grace always had a passion for travel. So in 2016, they started Chasing Foxes as an independent income source. 4 months after launch, they were making enough money from their blog to travel full-time, and in the past 5 years, they’ve been able to encourage others in their blogging journeys too. Learn more about Silas & Grace.

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