Twelve Rules for a Happy Marriage

  1. Never be angry at the same time.
  2. Never yell at one another unless the house is on fire.
  3. Yield to the wishes of your spouse as an exercise fo self-disciple if you can’t think of a better reason.
  4. If you have a choice between making yourself or your spouse look good, choose your spouse.
  5. If you feel you must criticize, do so lovingly.
  6. Never bring up a mistake from the past.  Your silence will be appreciated.
  7. Neglect the whole world rather than one another
  8. Never meet without an affectionate greeting.
  9. Never let the day end without saying at least one complementary thing to your spouse.
  10. When you have said or done something hurtful, acknowledge it and ask for forgiveness.
  11. Remember, it takes two to get into an argument.  Invariably the one who is wrong is the one who will be doing most of the talking.
  12. Never go to bed mad.

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