God is the author and the creator of marriages. He designed the ever first marriage and surely if you want the best of something, you must connect to the manufacturer of that thing.
God is the inventor of the first union of man and woman. Every couple must connect to him to get their marriage right. For your marriage to be successful & happy, both couple should honour God in prayer. God tends to melt the heart of both spouses when they kneel in prayer.
A prayerful marriage is blessed and both couples achieve great things as long as they are submissive to God’s leading. This is majorly the foundation of a happy home and surely one of the most important of the 7 keys to a happy home.
The home is blessed when God is at the center of it. When two hearts are connected to God, he binds them together and blesses their home. When couples genuinely come to God in prayer, he fights for them, because indeed he is the Author of Marriages.
Going further, when a partner seems to stray and the other partner comes to God in prayer he helps to touch both partners and sort the situation.
Communication is one of the major 7 keys to a happy home. Couples should learn how to communicate. Good communication and listening skills is very important in helping couples live in harmony and peace. Couples should learn how to communicate effectively for what they want without bearing grudges towards each other.
People are different and personalities are also different, when two people come together in Marriage, they begin to know & understand themselves for who they are. When they want something they should learn to communicate effectively first. Things like silent treatment and temper outburst should not be allowed. Effective communication, knowing the right time to communicate, how you pass & style of communication is key to a happy home.
Some people don’t know how to talk they raise their voices while talking, some use degrading words, whatever it is, lets learn to communicate with decorum.
Keeping you Mind & Hand Busy
Whatever your life’s purpose, learn to be busy at it. Marriage comes with a lot of responsibilities and goals. You must always keep your hands & mind busy. Both partners in a marriage should have goals they tend to achieve and get busy with it. Even stay at home mums all have goals & should be busy at all times.
Ability to resolve conflicts Amicably
One of the 7 keys to a happy home is the ability to resolve conflicts amicably without bringing down the roof. Some couples tend to keep malice for weeks & months. Having a mode of conflict resolution is important for a happy home
HavingTime for each other
One of the 7 keys for a happy home, entails couples making out time to be together and bond. As welll as share intimate moments. There should be a time for both couples to connect emotionally and bond..Always learn to check up on you partner. Always call each other up in the midst of your busi-ness. Having quality time for each other helps in creating a bond necessary for keeping the oil of the marriage going.
This is key for a happy home, constantly forgiving your spouse as well as setting boundaries are essential for a happy home.
Have Ways of Rekindling Your Marriage
Sometimes, we can get carried away by what we do and forget what brought us together. Constantly rekindling of love is a sure way to a happy home. Yes we know the kids need attention, but don’t forget you both need to connect and unwind.
Jenny Soul is a passionate relationships expert, dating counselor and sales coach. She is also a songwriter, performer and mum. When she is not writing, she engages in counselling sessions and motivational speeches to young people.