23 things you should be doing for your spouse every single day

These small acts are incredibly important to a happy marriage. Are you doing them all?

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  • Your spouse deserves all the love you have to give. Do these simple things every day to let your sweetheart know how much you love, appreciate and respect them.

  • 1. Say "I love you"

  • Look in your partner's eyes and say "I love you" at least one time every day. This can go a long way when you say it sincerely and with passion.

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  • 2. Ask their opinion

  • Ask your spouse what they think about anything, whether it's what you should wear that day or if you should take a new job. Your sweetheart will be grateful you value their opinion.

  • 3. Help them

  • Sometimes, we have a hard time admitting we need help. Help your spouse where you see it's needed, and do it with a smile.

  • 4. Kiss like you mean it

  • Kiss your spouse like it's the last time you'll kiss them. This will give you at least a few seconds of intimacy every day which is so important especially when life gets crazy.

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  • 5. Give a sincere compliment

  • Sincerely compliment your sweet husband or wife. If your husband looks extra great today, tell him! If your wife made an extra delicious dinner, she'll be tickled to know you loved it.

  • 6. Have at least one deep conversation

  • Having a real conversation every day will do wonders for your relationship. It will help you learn about each other and grow as a couple.

  • 7. Eat a meal together

  • Eating at least one meal together every day will give you time to talk and spend priceless one-on-one time together.

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  • 8. Put away the electronics for a little bit

  • Turn off the TV, put away your phone, take off your headphones and be in the moment with each other.

  • 9. Pray for them

  • Pray for your love. This will help you be more in tune to what your spouse needs and how you can help them.

  • 10. Say "thank you"

  • Let your spouse know you appreciate everything they do for your family. It takes two to build a home, so let them know you're grateful for their efforts.

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  • 11. Say "I'm sorry"

  • Apologizing can be hard, especially when you don't think you're wrong. Being able to apologize will reduce tension and is a crucial part of a happy marriage.

  • 12. Give a back rub

  • Give your spouse a back, foot or head rub every day. This will give you time to be close with each other, and you can even take turns so you're both benefitting.

  • 13. Ask what they need

  • Your spouse would like to think they're a superhero, but they can't do everything on their own. Help your honey with whatever he or she needs.

  • 14. Husbands, be a gentleman. Wives, let him

  • Don't be afraid to open your wife's door, and wives, don't be afraid to let him. It's fun to be treated like royalty every once in a while.

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  • 15. Pray together

  • Praying together will give you time to yourselves each day to grow closer as a couple while also growing closer to God.

  • 16. Give your all

  • Give your sweetheart everything you have. Put your best effort into building your marriage and developing a solid relationship with your spouse.

  • 17. Just listen

  • Every day, give each other at least 10 minutes to talk. Talk about your day, your victories and your failures. Don't try to fix anything while your love is talking, just listen.

  • 18. Send a flirty text

  • If you don't see your spouse during the day, send him or her a flirty text. It's sure to make them smile and look forward to something when they get home.

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  • 19. Let them know you're happy

  • There's nothing better than knowing the person you love most is happy, so make sure you let each other know how happy you are.

  • 20. Be proud of them

  • Whether your honey won a board game or landed a huge promotion at work, be proud of their accomplishments. Brag about your spouse to your friends and let your darling know that you think they're awesome.

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  • 21. Give each other nicknames

  • Having nicknames can sound silly, but it's something that you and your spouse can share with only each other.

  • 22. Pay attention to what needs to be done, and do it

  • Don't wait for your spouse to ask you to do the dishes, just do them. If both partners are doing this, you'll never get backed up with housework and you'll both be much happier.

  • 23. Show your love

  • Don't just tell your darling you love them, show it. Through small actions every day, you can have the best relationship of your life with your sweetheart.

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  • There are countless things you can do for your spouse on a daily basis to show your love for them, and these are a few ideas to start out with. What are your favorite things to do for your love?

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Lindsey loves traveling and shopping, and her favorite place in the whole world is Disneyland. She also loves spending time with her family and cute husband. She is studying Professional and Technical Writing and is part of the content team for FamilyShare.

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