Rituals in marriage are the things that happen often, are planned together and special mostly to you and your spouse. Read the Rituals in Marriage post in this series to get more details.
Almost anything can be turned into a ritual of connection, if the focus is on the relationship. If just one person likes to call and the other person says, “Yep, yep, busy, busy, I’ll talk to you later,” this is not a ritual, because it is not coordinated–and it’s probably not emotionally significant either.
Here are the 4 types of rituals:
Rituals are often looked over when trying to improve marriages, but they are usually what brought a couple together and the glue that keeps them connected.
What are the rituals in your marriage or relationship? Telling us about them may help other couples searching for ways to connect. Here are the guidelines:
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