Twelve Rules For A Happy Marriage

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1. Never both be angry at once.

2. Never yell at each other unless the house is on fire.

3. Yield to the wishes of the other as an exercise in self-discipline if you can’t think of a better reason.

4. If you have a choice between making yourself or your mate look good, choose your mate.

5. If you feel you must criticize, do so lovingly.

6. Never bring up a mistake of the past.  Your silence will be greatly appreciated.

7. Neglect the whole world rather than each other.

8. Never let the day end without saying at least one complimentary thing to your life’s partner.

9. Never meet without an affectionate greeting.

10.  When you’ve said or done something hurtful, acknowledge it and ask for forgiveness.

11. Remember, it takes two to get an argument going.  Invariably the one who is wrong is the one who will be doing most of the talking.

12. Never go to bed mad.