Nine things successful couples do differently (Part 9)

Successful couples focus on what they will do, not what they won’t do. They reach their goals not simply because of who they are, but more often because of what they do. In marriage, successful couples are intentional about their relationship, they communicate well and often.

Following on from last weeks blog and the last of this series, successful couples do one the following things:

9. They focus on what they will do, not what they won’t do: If they are trying to improve their focus, then they ensure they fill that space with things to do. If they are trying to be a better listener with their spouse, they focus on what they will do when their spouse has something to say. If they procrastinate, then they have a plan on how to acknowledge and replace those behaviours. They focus on what they will do, not what they won’t do.

Clearly, success means different things to different people but, if you can identify with some of these things and appreciate that they make a difference to your relationship – you are doing well. If you see that there is room for improvement, then re-read point 5 but understand that being intentional about your relationship, communicating well and often, requires effort. Identify the mistakes and use them to create positive change. Start from 1 and get started TODAY.

More tips at Intentional-Relationship.com

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