Any married person knows that a successful union takes work. While most couples will face the normal adjustments early in their marriages, significant struggles can be avoided by viewing your marriage partnership as 100/100 instead of 50/50. A fruitful marriage constantly cultivates love through trust, understanding and sacrifice. This is especially true when it comes to what every couple will encounter from time to time: arguments. No matter what the situation, loving the other person is always more important than being “right” in an argument or getting what we want.
That doesn’t mean that you will have done everything right, but when there is a problem, work at it with God in the middle. Don’t make it about fault finding or blame, but about moving forward, with God’s help, beyond the glitches to get closer to each other and to Him than you were before. Pray together and pray for each other apart. Here are a few rules of engagement to abide by to keep your marriage strong.