I- Plan, Plan, Plan (plan the marriage not just the wedding)

II- Write your marital vision together

III- Make sure you’re on the same page (communicate marital Expectations for self and partner)

IV- Don’t have unrealistic expectations or make assumptions

V- Be flexible not rigid (be willing to negotiate and compromise, especially about hot topics)

VI- Share your learned model for marriage

VII- Don’t stop dating (continue to do the things you were doing before you were married)