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4 Elements of a LEGENDARY MARRIAGE

4 Elements of a Legendary Marriage Part 2—The Partnership

We are dedicating this month to designing our relationships with our spouses. Lance Salazar cofounder of Legendary Couples and coauthor of The Miracle Morning for Couples is back for Part 2 of  this series. He has broken down the 4 Elements of a Legendary Marriage as:

  1. The Individual
  2. The Partnership
  3. Becoming Friends
  4. Becoming Lovers

Last week, we talked about putting marriage aside and developing ourselves as individuals first. This week we focus on the partnership, which includes opening up a dialogue about goals, roles, finances, and parenting.

The Partnership

The partnership aspect is about working as a team. It’s about focusing on each other’s strengths instead of weaknesses. What are you good at? What do you actually like to do? What is your spouse better at? What does she enjoy? Assign tasks accordingly. There is no need to argue when each partner knows what they are responsible for.

In a partnership, it is also important to define shared core values for the family and develop a “being” statement. Then a family can decide how they will put those values into action. Each member knows why they must do their part and how it fits into the bigger picture of family goals.

What is your money mindset as a couple? Once core values and goals are identified, planning finances is easier.

Finally, when it comes to parenting, Lance Salazar says if you’re not talking about it, you’re fighting about it. A couple must agree on how they will discipline their kids. He also suggests having a family meeting once a week to go over everyone schedules. This helps eliminate surprises, confusion, and unnecessary stress.

“Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.”—Henry Ford

Be sure to tune in next Thursday for the third episode with Lance Salazar, 4 Elements of a Legendary Marriage Part 3—Becoming Friends.

 

MENTIONED EPISODES

4 Elements of a Legendary Marriage Part 1—The Individual

Becoming a Legendary Couple After the Kids

How to Optimize The Structure of Work, Family, and Fulfillment with Dave Hollis


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MENTIONED EPISODES

Becoming a Legendary Couple After the Kids

Being a Good Dad with “The Miracle Morning”


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Amazon: The Miracle Morning for Couples: Create Legendary Connections One Morning at a Time

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How to Talk About Lack of Sex with Your Spouse

In this week’s Thursday Throwdown, I follow up on Nell Gibbon Daly’s episode and give you the highlights of how to talk about lack of sex with your spouse.

Sex is a big deal in a relationship, but when two people are married for a long time it might rarely happen or even become nonexistent.

Men don’t want to bring up sex issues because they’re afraid it will start a fight. Women don’t say anything because they’re afraid they’ll hurt their partner’s ego, but not talking about it is the worst thing a couple can do.

The number one factor in a healthy sex-life is communication. In order to be able to talk about sex without hurting each other or fighting about it is to:

  1. Set your ego aside. Take your pride out of it and just listen.
  2. Be open to suggestions and solutions.
  3. Talks as friends. Don’t use a man vs. woman approach, but a friend to friend approach.

 

Referenced Episodes:

Level Up Your Life Through Ruthless Self Evaluation

The Unexpected Secrets of Men, Women, and Sex with Nell Gibbon Daly


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