Sometimes there just isn’t enough time in the day to all the things you planned on, but you always have time to spend 5 minutes of quality time with your spouse to reconnect. After getting the kids ready and off to school in the morning, the mad dash to get yourself ready for work and start your commute follows. You sit in your desk for 8 to 9 hours, desk dining somewhere in between. Does this sound familiar to you?
Even when we share our responsibilities as equally as possible there seems to be a never-ending list of things to tackle each day. From chores like laundry, cooking and shopping to chauffeuring the kids to soccer practice and other activities it sometimes feels like you can’t dig yourself out for air.
But you can. When you prioritize your spouse over other menial tasks and chores you are expressing their value and worth to you and your family. I can’t think of a bigger or better complement than that.
How to Prioritize Your Wife or Husband
Read our tips to help you prioritize your wife even when you are extremely busy already. After all, you’re in this together.
- Make time to connect with your spouse at least once a day
- When your schedule is hectic, ask them for help
- If you notice your spouse is running ragged offer to help
- Create a shared family calendar to divvy up responsibility for chores, dinner, and taking children to-and-from activities
- Create and prioritize a list of things you need to do over the next six to twelve months
- Make time to have a date night or lunch together at least once a month
- Tell your husband or wife that you love them
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Sure, life gets busy. We are all guilty of occasionally getting stuck on autopilot. But it’s important to check in with your spouse to maintain an emotional and physical connection that’s so vital for a healthy, long-lasting relationship.
Contact The Marriage Restoration Project to schedule a free 30-minute clarity consultation call or use the form below to request an appointment. We’ve helped thousands of couples reach their relationship goals by putting one another first and we have marriage counselors across the country that are ready to help you.