How to Decide: It’s Easy as 5-2-1

 

One of the most common debates for married couples—right above whose in-laws are worse, and with arguably higher stakes—is “What shall we have for dinner?”

 

In less advanced marriages, this can spiral into an hour or more of “I don’t know, what do you want to do?” on and on until someone caves and forces an idea forth.  Or stabs their partner—I don’t know how you resolve stalemates in your house.  My point is, we don’t let that one get out of control around here because we have a foolproof system.

 

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Advanced Marriage Techniques: Nonverbal Communication

 

Having recently written a guest post over at Blondwritemore—a list of reasons to get married, if you’re interested—I’ve realized I am truly an expert on marriage.

 

Move over, Elizabeth Taylor.*

all eight of Liz Taylor's weddings

The other Most Married Woman Ever.

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Sarcasm is the Language of Love

 

Sarcasm is a vital component to a healthy marriage.  I contend that  sarcasm is second only to arguing in terms of keeping your relationship fresh; indeed, a well-placed bit of snark can jump-start an argument almost as quickly as a call from your bank’s fraud prevention department.

 

ME:  I mean, obviously I’m not saying you used the debit card to pay hookers-
HIM:  nope!
ME:  That’s all on me, because I never carry cash
HIM:  Yeah, they always insist on cash from me.

 

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