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50 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Marriage

Casey and I love cheat sheets! You know, when someone gives you a bunch of their ideas so you don’t have to think too hard. Because we love you all so much, we’ve created a long cheat sheet for you that will hopefully inspire you. We can always improve our marriage and in fact, we would stress that when couples become stagnant, it’s a very dangerous road to be on.

Here are 50 things you can start doing to improve your marriage today!

  • Compliment your spouse daily

  • Buy them their favorite drink (Starbucks, tea, a bottle of wine)

  • Reach for their hand when watching TV

  • Talk about the little things

  • Don’t keep secrets

  • Initiate sex

  • Apologize when you’re wrong

  • Take a walk hand in hand

  • Go to bed together

  • Start committing to the 60 Second Blessing

  • Send flirty texts and emails throughout the day

  • Take one of our 4 week online courses

  • Appreciate all that your spouse does

  • Give more and expect less

  • Simplify your life so you have more time for connection

  • Schedule date nights regularly

  • Ask for what you want and need (your spouse isn’t mind reader)

  • Stay healthy and try to look your best

  • Remove the television from your bedroom

  • Create shared goals

  • Volunteer together

  • Offer to help with the daily chores

  • Make forgiveness part of your marriage strategy

  • Give grace freely

  • Listen with empathy

  • Talk a little less and listen more

  • Turn off your phone

  • Go on a weekend getaway just you two

  • Plan and stick to a budget

  • Remember that you’re on the same team

  • Always kiss goodnight

  • Be the first to say SORRY

  • Be quick to defend your spouse’s honor

  • Write a love letter

  • Sleep naked

  • Be willing to have the tough conversations

  • Ask open-ended questions

  • Don’t give up

  • Choose to love even when you don’t feel like it

  • Make honesty your best policy

  • Ask for a redo

  • Eat dinner together

  • Always discuss major purchases before making them

  • Remove the word “DIVORCE” from your vocabulary

  • Become a monthly member to Marriage365

  • Say NO to something so you can say YES to your marriage

  • Dream together

  • Learn something new together

  • Respect your spouse’s opinion

  • Be vulnerable


Written by Meygan Caston

Meygan Caston is the co-founder of Marriage365 and lives in Orange County, California with her husband Casey and their two children. She loves the beach, dance parties, writing, spa days, and helping couples connect in their marriage. Her life-long dream is to walk the Camino and have lunch with Brené Brown.


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