Marriage take patience and understanding. You must constantly strive to improve the relationship and yourself. In doing so, you treat each other with respect, loyalty, and honor. It is a privilege for someone to let you love them. Take it seriously, and the precious time you have with them. When you make mistakes, admit you are wrong. Plan your life together as to make sure your goals are in line with one another. Obstacles will come along the way, but a strong marriage is the hallmark of a strong family. Long after the kids are gone, your relationship and memories through the years are what continue to bind you together. Always treat your spouse as your best friend, be kind, warm, caring, passionate, and loving. In turn, you will reap a lifetime of rewards.