5 Signs You Can Save Your Marriage
If your marriage is on the verge of collapsing, it’s likely that you’ll lean on the idea of cutting the cord instead of fixing the relationship. But why not take a moment to think about the things that are at stake once you end your marriage then ask yourself if it’s still worth saving? If you are still unsure how to answer that question, but you are willing to save your relationship, below are some signs that will tell you that it is worth fighting for.
You acknowledge your imperfection as a spouse
It is important to recognize that you are not perfect and like any other human, you make mistakes and have flaws. The same thing is true for your partner. Unless you understand this fact, it would be difficult to make sense of the events that make you want to opt out. Recall that incident when you got upset because of your partner’s poor judgement. Try to put yourself into his shoes and you’ll understand.
Thoughts of your partner make you smile
If having thoughts about things related to your partner puts a smile on your face. It’s a telltale sign of hope in fixing and rebuilding the marriage. If a song or sight of your partner’s favorite dish makes you smile, it’s your brain telling you the he is ‘the good one’. Positive connotations for things related to your partner can help relax your nerves and find ideal solutions to save your marriage.
You are both willing to put in the work
No matter how difficult the situation may be; if both of you are still willing to work things out, then there’s still a chance. If you are dealing with issues such as infidelity and are able to communicate in a calm manner, these are positive signs. Infidelity is a sign of a problem but parties should not focus on who’s at fault. Rather, find the root of the problem and resolve the issue as a couple.
It’s hard to imagine life without each other
When you face life as a team, it’s a sign that you can both commit to working things out. It is a good thing to view yourself as self-sufficient but sharing an identity (us, we) with your partner, means you’re more capable of working to make things right.
You know that family comes first
Marriage is not just about the couple but the people that surround them. If both you and your partner put family on top of your priorities and you both determine to keep it whole, it can help a lot in mending the relationship.