These are marriage vitamins for couples. Vitamins are chemical substances which are found in very small quantities in certain foods and fruits. Lack of certain vitamins can cause weaknesses and diseases in people and animals. Vitamins are named by a letter of the alphabet A, B, C, D, E, G, H, K or P. i.e. Oranges contain vitamin C.1
Modern day medicine had been able to package vitamins in tablets or capsules as food supplements. One tablet of vitamins a day can provide the vitamin needs for the day. Taking the required vitamin dosage per day increases energy and metabolism, promotes better digestion, improves ability to concentrate, eliminates toxins in the body, promotes better blood circulation, boosts the immune system, etc.
There are special vitamin formulas for men, women, children and the aged. There are also some that both men and women can take.
These marriage vitamins for couples will do just the same thing for your marriage relationship as adequate intake of vitamins will do for your bodies. Remember, vitamins are to be taken daily. Husband and wife should take (read) these vitamins together and apply the contents to their marriage. These vitamins will surely eliminate toxins from your marriage, promote better love circulation in the love stream of your relationship and boost the immune system of your marriage.
1 Longman Dictionary of English
Marriage vitamins for couples:
1. Recognise the differences between you and your spouse
*Men and women are significantly different as a matter of gender.
*Understanding the differences between men and women will help you to know how different your spouse is from you.
2. Take a decision for a successful marriage
“For every house is builded by some man…” (Heb 3:4)
* Anything you arrive at as a decision to do is possible.
* Every house is built by someone, decide to build yours.
3. Make Your home a priority (Judges 4:4)
*Your marriage is more important than any other relationship, besides your relationship with God.
*Your spouse is more important than your friends or business partners.
*Make your marriage very important.
4. Strengthen your relationship with God
*The closer you are to God, the closer you are to your marriage partner.
*Relationship with God takes care of most issues that often lead to marital conflicts.
5. Buy gifts for your spouse
*Gifts show “I am thinking of you”.
*Buy what your spouse likes to receive as gifts, not what you like to receive as gifts.
6. Encourage each other
*Be the closest encouragement to your spouse.
*Give your spouse a cheer whenever he/she deserves it.
7. Appreciate each other
*Learn to say “thank you”.
*Give words of commendations.
8. Device ways to love your spouse
*Be creative in loving.
*Find out what means love to your spouse and show your love.
9. Beware of anger
“Be angry and sin not, let not the sun go down upon your wrath.” (Eph. 4:26)
*Never allow anger to have you.
* Be angry and sin not.
*Prolonged anger destroys relationships.
10. Always give your spouse the benefit of a doubt
*Believe in every situation that your spouse meant no harm to you until you find out from him/her.
*Never judge your spouse until you have heard from him/her.
*One side of the story is never the full story.
11. Resolve conflicts immediately.
*Never allow conflicts to linger till the next day.
*Seek to resolve conflicts as they come.
*Never pile up unresolved conflicts.
12. Be Forgiving.
*No marriage can thrive without the ingredient of forgiveness.
*God commanded us to forgive. (Mk. 11:25-27)
*Forgiveness is releasing yourself from the hurt you suffered.
13. Learn the use of the worD: “I am sorry”.
*Apology honestly tendered clears the air.
*Be humble enough to apologise to each other.
14. When you talk, don’t attack.
*Never attack your spouse with words or swords.
*Do not assassinate characters.
15. Erase ‘divorce’ from your vocabulary
*No matter the conflict, never use the word ‘divorce’.
*Divorce is a greater problem than the one you are trying to solve.
*Unless you are in danger of losing your life, never say the word ‘divorce’ in your home.
16. Let go of the past
*Don’t exhume buried issues of the past each time there is a fresh crisis.
*Let the past go with the past.
*Forgive and forget.
17. Build your marriage on divine principles
*The Bible is God’s manual of creation.
*Only marriages built solidly on God’s words can withstand the storms of life.
*Build your house on the rock. (Luke 6:47-49)
18. Always lookout for good in your partner
*You will always see what you are out to see!
*Expect good things from your spouse.
*Remove your coloured spectacle and judge rightly.
19. Spend quality time together
*Hardly can you succeed in any venture you don’t have time for.
*Your family needs you more than they need your money.
*Balance work and family responsibly.
20. Do not be ignorant of satan’s devices
“Lest Satan should get an advantage of us for we are not ignorant of his devices. (2 Cor. 2:11)
*Satan wants your home scattered.
*Never cooperate with the devil.
21. Pray with your Spouse
“Again I say unto you, that if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my father which is in heaven” (Matt. 18:19).
*Apart from the family altar, find out time to pray together with your spouse.
*When you pray together, you stay together.
22. Have a married mindset
*You are no longer single!
*It is real you are married for life!
*Think like a married person.
*A married mindset leaves you with no other option than staying married.
23. Affirm your love
*Say it in words to your spouse: “I love you”.
*Say it as many times as possible every day.
24. Go on a boat cruise
*You need some time together on the sea!
*Spend money to strengthen your marriage.
25. Travel together
*Travelling provides the opportunity to sit closely together for a long time on a trip.
*Travelling together is a lot of fun.