Making Change: 30 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Marriage

6 Habits of Healthy Couples

Making Change for a Happy Relationship

Who doesn’t love a cheat sheet? You know, when someone gives you a bunch of their ideas so you don’t have to think too hard. Here we’ve created a long cheat sheet for you that will hopefully inspire you to continuously be improving your marriage.

Here are 50 things you can start doing to improve your marriage today:
  1. Compliment your spouse daily
  2. Buy them their favorite drink
  3. Remove the television from your bedroom
  4. Talk about the little things
  5. Don’t keep secrets
  6. Apologise when you’re wrong
  7. Take a walk hand in hand
  8. Give more and expect less
  9. Simplify your life so you have more time for connection
  10. Schedule date nights regularly
  11. Ask for what you want and need (your spouse isn’t a mind reader)
  12. Stay healthy and try to look your best
  13. Create shared goals
  14. Volunteer together
  15. Offer to help with the daily chores
  16. Make forgiveness part of your marriage strategy
  17. Give grace freely
  18. Listen with empathy
  19. Talk a little less and listen more
  20. Turn off your phone
  21. Plan and stick to a budget
  22. Remember that you’re on the same team
  23. Be quick to defend your spouse’s honour
  24. Be willing to have the tough conversations
  25. Ask open ended questions
  26. Don’t give up
  27. Choose to love even when you don’t feel like it
  28. Make honesty your best policy
  29. Be vulnerable
  30. Say NO to something so you can say YES to your marriage

Marriage365 was founded by Casey and Meygan Caston, who chose to rebuild their marriage that was heading straight to divorce. Learning how to navigate their relationship, they started out sharing inspirational messages through daily social media, and quickly grew to writing, speaking, creating an online premarital course and coaching couples.