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4. We must be willing to compromise.

In order for a marriage to work, there must be compromise. One spouse can’t always be right and the other can’t always be wrong. There must be a happy medium that works best for both partners. My husband often says that in a marriage you win together and lose together. There can’t be a winner and a loser because WE ARE ONE. So, we must work it out. Disagreeing isn’t necessarily a bad thing; it’s just difficult. When we disagree, we must consider why we think the way we do and articulate it to our partner. It is a great exercise in self-reflection and communication with our spouse. It can make us stronger and more united, if we allow it to.7 days pic

 

For more on how you and your spouse can cultivate a stronger marriage, be sure to check out our HIS and HERS devotionals called, “7 Days to a Stronger Marriage,” by clicking here.

 

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