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1 Why do people marry prisoners? Not for interaction. But they may seek a sense of ownership of a person. Like locking jewelry in a safe deposit box, jail is a secure way to keep a spouse. Ownership may also be one motivation for marriage in general. E-mail
2 A successful and happy marriage needs to be built on a foundation of COMMITMENT, CARING, COMMUNICATION and COMPANIONSHIP. Then add a superstructure of LOVE and LAUGHTER. And keep in mind, your happy marriage is a legacy of happiness for your children too! E-mail
3 Use a new word to describe the role of a spouse or boyfriend/girlfriend: FROLO, or FRiend, ROommate, and LOver. E-mail
4 Give a living native plant to plant in a garden instead of giving some exotic cut flowers which will die within 2 days. A living native plant delivers beauty many times and feeds native fauna. E-mail
5 When you get angry and want to yell at your family member for something not urgent, hold it in for a day and then tell him/her calmly. If you forget, that means it wasn't important anyway. It's even better if both of you practice this. E-mail
6 When you are in depression, just go out and do whatever your hands can find to do. Any action or exercise will help you feel better.
7 A wise and understanding heart does not repay a hurt with a hurt. In doing so, the heart is diminished. Fissures form. Love leaks out. Every pain given in return for one received changes the contents of the heart. It is no longer defined by love. E-mail
8 Record every penny you spend for a month every year. This will help in planning a budget and make you aware of expenses you can cut. E-mail
9 People repel each other due to the psychological equivalent of dark energy: pickiness. Yet couples stay together due to dark matter: a kind of one-way switch that's flicked when they fall in love and keeps them attracted no matter what. E-mail
10 Bake early in the morning so your lover eats warm food first thing in the morning.
11 Bless your family each and every day. E-mail
12 When your wife complains about her headache, give one good ROSE instead of medicine. E-mail