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Marriage makeover

simple ways to revitalize your relationship--without your spouse even knowing

Published by Turner Pub. Company in New York, NY .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Fill up the gas tank
Change their watch battery
Put their favorite magazine in the bathroom
Offer to bring them something
Remember their parents' birthdays
Leave the light on if they are late
Get an oil change for the car
Light the fireplace
Let them know what you want for special occasions
Change the lightbulbs
Hand them a warm towel after a shower
Put some extra money in their pocket (or purse)
Do something you don't want to do
Give them the remote
Iron their clothes
Plan and book a vacation
Send them a card for no reason
Fix their favorite meal
Make hot chocolate with marshmallows (or whipped cream)
Buy special beer
Prepare coq au vin
Dine at a fancy restaurant
Make mimosas for Sunday brunch
Clean the grill
Serve hors d'oeuvres (appetizers)
Eat on the deck or patio
Put out the fancy dishes
Celebrate their birthday
Mist the bed with a scented spray
Say "I love you" at least once every day
Touch them while they are driving
Spoon in bed
Play footsie under the table
Rub your partner's back without being asked
Let your spouse pick out your perfume or cologne
Do long hugs
Give your partner a foot massage
Hold hands at the movies
Wear something provocative
Do unexpected sexual favors
Learn how to pole dance
Join your spouse in the shower
Play games they like to play
Surprise them with a water balloon
Buy tickets to their favorite rock group
Dance in the living room
Laugh at their jokes
Tickle them
Hug them from behind when they are doing something
Shut up and listen
Buy them a pet
Start a daily ritual
Tape their favorite TV program
Ask them questions about things they are interested in
Get along with their relatives (even if you don't)
Compliment them in public
Accept compliments
Say "please" and "thank you"
Forget mistakes
Reserve a hotel room when you visit the in-laws
Give heavy doses of encouragement
Do one of your spouse's chores
Leave them notes
Plan a "good news" celebration
Listen to their dreams
Ban "always" and "never" from your vocabulary
Say, "I have confidence in you," and say it often
Text them during the day with little messages
Take a yoga class
Apologize, even if you did nothing wrong
Accept apologies
Display their diplomas and awards
Tell them "I agree"
Mention how nice your spouse looks
Have an attitude of gratitude.

Edition Notes

Rev. ed. of: 75 things to improve your marriage without your spouse knowing it.

Includes bibliographical references.


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HQ734 .B2747 2011

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