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25 Tips on How to Stay Married

1. Always put her first - before work, friends, even basketball. Act as if she's the best thing that ever happened to you, because we all know she is. (Same goes for ladies)2. Keep no secrets. Pool your money. Allow nothing and no one to come between you.3. Pick your fights with care. Play fair. Show some class. Hurtful words can be forgiven, but they are hard to forget.4. Fall in love again every day. Kiss her in taxis. Flirt with her at parties. Tell her she is beautiful. Then tell her again. (Hmmmmmmm)5. Never miss an anniversary or a birthday or a chance to make a memory. Memories may not seem important now, but one day they will be gold. (Guys, note!)6.Never give her a practical gift. If she really wants a Shop-Vac, let her pick it out herself. (I’m not to sure ‘bout this).7. Go to church together, and pray every day for each other and your marriage.8. Pay your bills on time and make sure you each have a living will, a durable power of attorney and life insurance, lest, God f…

Are You Getting married? Then Take this Quiz

By Paul Casciato

A British family law firm is urging couples to take a “compatibility quiz” before getting married or deciding to live together. Bross Bennett’s compatibility test focuses on key questions about finances, family ties, children and aspirations that most couples struggle with and might have to answer anyway if their marriage breaks down and they end up divorcing (we don’t pray for this!). Partner Ruth Bross compared taking the quiz to the kind of considerations and research an employer might make before hiring someone. “No one who is truly committed to a relationship will ever mind making the full and frank disclosure that is asked of them; if they do, you might like to ask yourself why,” she said in an emailed statement containing the quiz. The quiz asks about assets and how each party would like to share them, what kind of relationships they have with their extended family and friends, whether they want children, their religious views, spending habits and career plans:A…