Before marriage, a man declares that he would lay down his life to serve you; after marriage, he won't even lay down his newspaper to talk to you.— Helen Rowland
Proven Marriage Advice quotations
To thrive in life you need three bones. A wishbone. A backbone. And a funny bone.
The husband who wants a happy marriage should learn to keep his mouth shut and his checkbook open.
I married Miss Right. I just didn't know her first name was Always
Ultimately, the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or friendship, is conversation.
God speaks with authority on every subject including marriage and His advice trumps Oprah's every time.
Love is a vessel that contains both security and adventure, and commitment offers one of the great luxuries of life: time. Marriage is not the end of romance, it is the beginning.
Marriage is really tough because you have to deal with feelings... and lawyers.
Follow your heart but take your brain with you.
Marriage is like a hot bath; once you get used to it, it ain't so hot.
Marriage is the only war in which you sleep with the enemy.
What a happy and holy fashion it is that those who love one another should rest on the same pillow.
We simply can't abandon ship every time we encounter a storm in our marriage. Real love is about weathering the storms of life together.
Married life teaches one invaluable lesson: to think of things far enough ahead not to say them.
Women hope men will change after marriage but they don't; men hope women won't change but they do.
Love without sacrifice is like theft
Never put your happiness is someone else's hands.
After marriage, husband and wife become two sides of a coin;
they just can't face each other, but still they stay together.
Some people claim that marriage interferes with romance.
There's no doubt about it. Anytime you have a romance, your wife is bound to interfere.
Getting married is a lot like getting into a tub of hot water.
After you get used to it, it ain't so hot.
You shouldn't blindly accept a leaders advice. You've got to question leaders on occasion.
It is sometimes essential for a husband and a wife to quarrel - they get to know each other better.
I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.
When you give each other everything, it becomes an even trade. Each wins all.
Every father should remember that one day his will follow his example instead of his advice
All tragedies are finished by a death, All comedies are ended by a marriage.
Love is blind, but marriage restores its sight.
Without the will, marriage is a mockery; without emotion, it is a drudgery. You need both.
Parents need to fill a child's bucket of self-esteem so high that the rest of the world can't poke enough holes to drain it dry.
Determine to pray more words over your marriage than you speak about your marriage.
Marriage is something that needs to be worked on every day.
I don't know if I'm the one to give marital advice since I've only been married for a little over a year, but marriage is certainly easier if you are open, trusting and loving.
Seek a happy marriage with wholeness of heart, but do not expect to reach the promised land without going through some wilderness together.
When a thing is done, advice comes too late.
It’s interesting that in the Bible, in the book of Ecclesiastes, the only practical advice given about living a meaningful life is to find a job you like, enjoy your marriage, and obey God. It’s as though God is saying, Write a good story, take somebody with you, and let me help.
Husbands make the best kinds of heroes.
- Lisa JacobsonMarriage is a mosaic you build with your spouse. Millions of tiny moments that create your love story.
A heart isn't something you get. It's something that's born.
The best advice I can give you on building community online is... 'Be the community you want to have'.
The fastest way to improve your relationships is to make others feel important in every way possible.
you know... there is a name for people who are always wrong about everything all the time.... husband!!!
I fancy that England is not the only place where married folks disagree, and where there are bad husbands. If one does not care to meet with such cases, one must quit this world. Those wishing to enter the marriage state had better not come to me for advice, for I disapprove of it altogether.
The best advice I can give on building community online is... "Be the community you want to have".
Some of the best advice I got from a close friend is marriage is always looked at from the world as 50/50 as to working together to make that 100 percent.
Physically abusive and verbally abuse marriages are very, very difficult situations. I fully understand people in those kinds of marriages who think there is no hope. I also know that the advice that is given by most people is simply... get out of there as fast as you can.
I don't profess to know anything about marriage that anybody else doesn't know, or how to make it right. I don't want to read about somebody who's giving me relationship advice. So I try to keep some things for myself, to have a private life.
In marriage, if you're a guy, learn two phrases.
One is "yes, dear" and the other is "honey, you're right." Be patient. Be good friends first. And stick together. You gotta work at it. It's not all a honeymoon, it's not all flowers and roses, but if you're friends and partners and committed, you'll be okay. And everybody's got advice for you - don't listen.
[Exchange] the galling burden of bachelorship for the easy yoke of matrimony.