Do you want to be a better team with your spouse? It is possible! In fact, you can improve your marriage by being a better team with your spouse. The question is, how do you make this possible? Check out these tips for being a team with your spouse.
Communicate with each other
Everyone knows that if you do not communicate with your spouse, you will never make a good team. Talk to each other every day about what is going on around you. Also, don’t assume your spouse knows what is going on. Communicate with your spouse, every chance you get, you won’t be disappointed.
Create a team mentality
When you’re in a marriage, it’s easy to say “me” all the time. Try using the mentality of “us” and see how things change. When you focus on yourself in a marriage, it can be detrimental. Think of both of you as a team and think of your spouse often. When you get married, it’s time to think about your spouse and not just yourself.
Do things together
Sports teams practice together because it creates unity before a game. One thing you can do to be a team with your spouse is to do things together. Go on dates together and spend as much time together as possible. Don’t let having kids deter you from spending time together. You can easily spend time together after the kids go to bed. Spend some time thinking of other ways you and your spouse can spend time together to become a better team.
Instead of making one person clean the house or one person bring in all the income, split the responsibilities. Times have changed and spouses can be team mates instead of having specific roles. When you split responsibilities, you’re becoming more of a team and less of an individual.
Build each other up
I don’t know about you, but my relationship with my spouse does better when we build each other up. Being positive to each other and saying nice things is a great way to be a team with your spouse. It’s so easy to be negative, but you have the power to change this!
Put the past behind you
Marriage is hard. Life is hard. I get it. We all have those days when we scream too much or we’re just extra grouchy. I know that I lose my cool and get snappy with my husband (when he doesn’t deserve it) just because I had a rough day with the kids at home. That’s not fair to anyone. We have to tackle problems together and realize that we’re on the same team.
And… because today is Pi Day, I offered a special treat – a Peace Offering! Tom loves sweets and an #EdwardsPieceOffering is never a bad thing!
I cut a slice of this delicious EDWARDS® HERSHEY’S Chocolate Crème Pie for us to share. After all, we are a team, right? Yummy EDWARDS pies have a fresh-from-the-oven cookie crumb crust, filled with velvety layers of creamy richness and dusted with decadent toppings! Who can be upset after sharing that?
We even used our team skills to hide the evidence our special peace offering from the kids!
Being a team with your spouse means being there for each other and growing your relationship. There are plenty of ways to be a team with your spouse. Is it always easy? No! But it’s worth it.
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