1. Be unique when you express your love, either in words or actions. 2. Defend her to others both in her presence and in her absence.3. Communicate with your wife and don’t ignore her.4. You should always work as a team.5. Let your marriage be rooted in friendship.6. When you have done something wrong, be ready to admit it.7. Marriage is not a right but a privilege.8. Be forgiving when she offends you without bringing it up again.9. Your relationship with God plays a major role in your marriage.10. Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate.11. Marriage is not a final destination but a long time journey.12. Marriage is hard-work, Marriage is not for kids.13. Have a marriage mentor who can speak to both of you when things are not right.14. Marriage demands a lot of sacrifice, commitment, consistency.15. Be patient in marriage because what you wish for may not be what you really want.