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Marriage is a precious gift that couples sometimes take for granted. Did you know God wants your marriage to be healthy and wants you to prosper as a couple? This is difficult to do when we get in the way of our own happiness.  We should be suitable helpers to our spouse and be reminded of what God says in Genesis 2:24:

“That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and they become one flesh.”

The one flesh concept, sometimes gets lost in most marriages. We complain and look for what’s not working, which prevents our marriages from blossoming. It’s so easy to become complacent and do just enough to get by. The reality is, that isn’t enough. If we desire the best out of our marriage, we have to give it our personal best.

It will require effort and knowing the areas needing the most attention. Providing our marriage with an opportunity at joy and longevity will require that we remove our selfishness and eliminate other behaviors that are damaging to our relationship. Marriage success won’t arrive by chance. You’ll have to take some very specific actions while avoiding those that don’t serve your union.

Here is one of the 5 ways you may be blocking your marriage blessings and not even realize it.

By being stubborn- Thinking it’s your way or no way simply doesn’t work in a partnership. There are two of you for a reason. We must be willing to listen and be open to suggestion and correction if we want a union that reflects love and commitment.

Read the  other 4 ways here.

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