After being married for 18 years, it is easy to go through the motions of my marriage. Similar to going through the motions of faith, my husband and I get stuck in a marriage rut. When we go days without having a real conversation or taking time to date each other, I quickly feel distant. When this happens, negative thoughts and a tendency to focus on his weaknesses rather than his strengths emerge. In order to avoid this, I need to conduct marriage check-ups or tune-ups to make sure our marriage is as healthy as possible.
So, what do you do when you feel like you are falling into a marriage rut? Start by engaging in conversation. Here are 10 questions you can ask to get you started:
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