I’m continuing the blog series, “A to Z of a Happy Marriage”. You can check out Acceptance by clicking on this link or go to the ‘A to Z Marriage Series’ page and click on ‘Acceptance’.
Being best friends with your spouse gives you that “emotional glue” to stay committed to each other.
“It is not a lack of love but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
The Mister and I are very fortunate that we’ve married our best friends! Being best friends continues to be a very important aspect of our marriage. Friends genuinely like each other. Friends like to spend time together. Friends want to tell their friends EVERYTHING. Friends make life more enjoyable.
Friendship is an emotional attachment that takes work to develop and maintain. It’s what holds us together when things aren’t 100% awesome.
The Mister and I were friends first, and although I wouldn’t say we were best friends before we started dating, we definitely are now! We continue that friendship through mutual hobbies like watching baseball games, going out to eat and taking long walks. As well, as telling each other everything. No matter how big or small, ridiculous or serious. We are each others biggest confidante. I feel incredibly blessed to call my husband my best friend.
Do you want to spend time with your spouse more than any of your other friends? Do you tell your spouse EVERYTHING? Does the relationship you have with your mate mean more to you than any other relationship you have? If the answers to these questions are yes, then your spouse is your best friend.
So tell me, did you marry your best friend?
Next up, communication! Don’t miss it on July 9th!