I am a single woman who, hopefully, will someday make the life altering change and get married. While I understand that sharing your life with someone you love can be wonderful, there are always obstacles along the way. My question to you is what are the top five things (if it is possible to narrow them down to that many) that an "ideal" wife can/should do to keep her husband happy and keep the harmony in their
Sincerely, Almost Ready.
Dear Almost Ready,
You are wise to think of marriage after the "I do's" because there are a lot of do's and don'ts. First - don't argue about anything - think things out first and then very diplomatically present it for discussion. You and your mother-in-law will be strangers and it takes time to get acquainted so don't rush it. Just be yourself. I have a daughter-in-law and at first we were strangers but I can tell you that we get along just GREAT. It takes time. If you ever disagree with her - let your husband talk with her - it's his mother not yours. Father-in-law are usually fun to be with. Always discuss budget with your husband to make sure you are going in the right direction, and when there are little ones - share the job.
And very important - don't ever go to bed angry with one another - that is the beginning of the way down. Learn to cook what he likes and always be lovingly.
Have a good life - I did.
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