Recognize the marriage myths and they lived happily ever after Fairy tales Identify your love style and your partner’s love style.
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. Elizabeth Barrett Browning Develop the habit of happiness

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.  Dalai Lama Say what you mean and understand what you hear.

It takes two to speak the truth – one to speak and another to hear.” Henry David Thoreau

Bridge the gender gap
Why can’t a woman be more like a man?
Henry Higgins from My Fair Lady

Fight the good fight

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
Henry Ford

Plan for longevity

Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years
 Simone Signoret