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Setting Goals Helps Us Focus As A Couple In Our Marriage!

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When I first married, my hubby & I set short term ,med.-term and long term goals of what we wanted to accomplish in a given set of time. For our long term[5years & beyond~it was children] ;med-term was[ 1-5yrs~it was landscaping for our backyard] and for short term[1 month -1 year~it was obtaining furniture for our dining room]. Each of these time limits allowed us to focus on what we were working towards and helped us COMMUNICATE what was important to each of us and what we could do...]

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as a TEAM to help us achieve our goals!Sometimes,we were able to accomplish a goal in the given time -like our backyd.took MUCH prep &was completed in 3 yrs.Sometimes,it took longer to achieve our goals & sometimes we changed them COMPLETELY if they didn't suit us,but HAVING GOALS made us a family!
- Submitted by MOMWANTSNOWAIST 1/6/2011 in Everything Else | 1 Comments
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POPEYETHETURTLE 1/14/2011 1:19:00 PM

    You've found a great way to keep communication channels wide open. My DW and I have been doing something similar. In October it wil be 40 years.

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