I HATE the terms “ol’ ball and chain” or “my old man.” They’re not loving at all, and they certainly don’t sound exciting. It’s terms like these that perpetuate the assumption that a marriage gets more boring with time. In fact, our culture kind of expects it. And, when boredom hits, spouses either settle for a boring existence or they part ways. Friends, it doesn’t have to be this way. Here’s how to keep from having a boring marriage.