Do you spend more time with your friends than with your spouse? Here are 5 tips to help you answer this question.
Lunch dates, long chats, and sharing dreams. Do you experience this more with friends than with your spouse?
It’s something to take note of during your marriage. Consider the following five signs that you’re closer to a friend more than a spouse.
Sharing Your Life: Do you share what is stressing you are keeping you up at night. Maybe it is stress at work or a struggle that you’ve been dealing with for a long time. Who do you go to first a relative, a friend? There is nothing wrong with this, but is there a pattern of not confiding in the person you live with?
Communication: Who do you communicate with more? If your friend knows about your week or day than your spouse it’s time for a check.
Check In: Try to make time and see how your spouse is doing during the week. Schedules can make it hard to stay connected, if you make an effort with your pals despite tough work weeks, it’s time to prioritize.
Value Your Spouse: Do you want a roommate or a spouse? Value your friendship with your spouse first. This will help rekindle your friendship, and make it feel like you have a partner, not just a roommate.
Have Fun: Have fun! If you associate fun being more with your friends, it’s time for a date night. Have fun together, find something you can enjoy. This can be a hobby that you are both bad at, and can have fun making mistakes together.
“A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to