11 doctors weighed in:

What are the secrets to a happy marriage?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Levenson
Clinical Psychology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Happy Marriage

Communication, communication, communication! talk to each other - about everything and anything.
The more you communicate, the more you reinforce that intimate foundation.

In brief: Happy Marriage

Communication, communication, communication! talk to each other - about everything and anything.
The more you communicate, the more you reinforce that intimate foundation.
Dr. Richard Levenson
Dr. Richard Levenson
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Dr. Lawrence Smith
Clinical Psychology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Treat Each Other!

There is a lot that goes into it, but, here are a few tips: (1) don't compete with your spouse, instead, be on the same team; (2) stay up to date with each other on all the little things; (3) spend time together (watch out for "creeping separateness"); (4) accept influence from each other; (5) ignore little flaws.
Also, read "the seven principles for making marriage work" by john gottman.

In brief: Treat Each Other!

There is a lot that goes into it, but, here are a few tips: (1) don't compete with your spouse, instead, be on the same team; (2) stay up to date with each other on all the little things; (3) spend time together (watch out for "creeping separateness"); (4) accept influence from each other; (5) ignore little flaws.
Also, read "the seven principles for making marriage work" by john gottman.
Dr. Lawrence Smith
Dr. Lawrence Smith
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Dr. Craig Grether
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Happy Marriage Tips

Separate yourself from your family of origin without destroying those relationships.
Be best friends with your mate: nurture and support especially in the face of adversity. Accept that life is full of potholes; navigate them together. Share fun, romance, sexuality, intimacy, pleasure, humor & daily tasks, but also maintain separate interests. Embrace parenthood but make time for the marriage.

In brief: Happy Marriage Tips

Separate yourself from your family of origin without destroying those relationships.
Be best friends with your mate: nurture and support especially in the face of adversity. Accept that life is full of potholes; navigate them together. Share fun, romance, sexuality, intimacy, pleasure, humor & daily tasks, but also maintain separate interests. Embrace parenthood but make time for the marriage.
Dr. Craig Grether
Dr. Craig Grether
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Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Marriage

Self awareness, personal responsibility, compassion, understanding, solid character and most of all an expansive empathic range.
Best.

In brief: Marriage

Self awareness, personal responsibility, compassion, understanding, solid character and most of all an expansive empathic range.
Best.
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
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