Nearly 50 percent of marriages end in a divorce. The reasons may vary, but many problems stem from our own poor choices and a lack of nurturing our marriages from the beginning. This lack of cultivation may damage a healthy relationship and then it might be too late. All relationships require commitment, compromise, communication and admiration. Just like a garden we need to nourish our relationships. If we want it to thrive we need to get rid of the weeds and give it lots of attention. When we don’t, the garden will wither away and so will our marriage. However, we need to be open, honest and understand that we don’t have all the answers. This is OK as none of us actually know what we are doing, not even the experts! In the meantime, here are 5 ways to make your marriage grow.