I wish I could tell you all the insider marriage tips to having a fabulous marriage, but honestly, I have no clue! This series is not about me teaching you how to better your marriage, but us learning together.
A few months ago, my husband said something to me that really stopped me in my tracks.
He told me that he didn’t always feel loved and didn’t always feel like a priority.
Seriously, who wants to hear that? I know I don’t! My intentions have never been to make my husband feel like he has to compete with anything else in our lives.
This year, I’m committing myself to improving my marriage. Each week, I will be putting up the different things I’m doing to make sure my marriage stays a priority!
52 Weeks to A Better Marriage (Week 1)
Sometimes the smallest things really do mean the most.
Almost every morning my husband makes me a pot of coffee, yet I don’t even think he knows how much I appreciate it. He leaves to work before I wake up and it’s nice to start my morning off with fresh coffee the minute I wake up.
He also opens the car door for me every time I get in. If I’m walking ahead of him, he will make it a point to speed up his walking just so he can get to the truck and open the door for me. While I can open my own door, it’s a sweet gesture and I love that it shows my daughter how a lady should be treated.
These are just a few of the sweet things he does for me. The list could really go on and on.
However, it got me thinking…what do I do for him? Sure I take care of the kids and cook but those are things I’m going to do no matter what.
My husband loves when the bed is made. Personally, I could care less if the bed is made. More times than not this means the bed is never made! It drives him nuts that he has to fix the sheets and blankets before bedtime. You can almost see his disappointment when he goes to get in bed at night and the sheets are a mess.
This week, I’m going to make it a point to make the bed every single day. It’s small and kind of dumb, but it will make him happy and that’s what matters. It will let him know that I listen and that I care about the things that bother him.
Sometimes, it’s those small acts of kindness that we do for each other that mean the most.
Your goal this week: Find something small you can do for your spouse that will put a smile on their face. If your marriage is facing some struggles, this is a must read post!
Week 2 is live now! 52 Weeks to A Better Marriage: Week 2
Make sure to check out the post on how to fix a marriage that’s having trouble!