40 Days to a Better Marriages Tip of the Day Thurs 2/28–Forgive Your Spouse’s Imperfections–Chances are, you get irritated by certain things your spouse does; things we can’t stop calling attention to but they can’t seem to stop doing. I don’t mean things that are dangerous, immoral, or demeaning, just those stylistic differences the rub your the wrong way. Make a promise to forgive this irritation for at least today. Instead of pointing out this imperfection in your spouse today, offer it up for the good of the Church. When you feel like criticizing your spouse, give them a hug and hold them until the critical feeling passes.
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