Keys To A Successful Marriage

posted by Momo Fali on March 25, 2008

* Shared faith

* Common goals

* Mutual respect

* Good wine

    Comments

  • chefmom


    Good Wine should top the list….

  • Dan


    If one of you works nights and the other works days that helps too.

  • OHmommy


    Nice list… I would have to agree.

    However, is Trader Joes wine considered to be good wine? LOL.

  • HRH


    You should write a marriage book.

  • Kimmylyn


    True. Very True.
    But does the asterik next to the wine mean:
    In case you don’t have wine, use any kind of alcohol to help you cope? LOL

  • Michael C


    Though I can’t drink, doesn’t good wine make everything easier?
    😉

  • Stella


    Excellent list….quite accurate!

  • PG


    been making it work for 12 years sans wine. Don’t like it at all. Beer, though? MAGIC!

  • Ashley


    Wine! Hmm. Maybe that’s what it is… *makes mental note*

  • Stacey @Real World Mom


    Well, at least I had good wine! 😉

  • Misty


    husband doesn’t drink wine. He would say “good cookies”, but I think that’s wrong too…

    Sex. It has to be sex. Sex is so much more important in the mechanical workings of a marriage than many believe.

    Now, wine can lead to sex. or if you are my husband- cookies…

  • Tyler @ Building Camelot


    You don’t specify HOW much wine. Some days we need more than others!

  • Rachel


    AMEN!!

    Although occasionally a good margarita or an ice cold beer will suffice.

    And toe curling, tongue wagging, heart pounding sex.

  • <---That Girl


    yeah these last few took the words out of my mouth. Momo, how could you forget the sex? It should have been on that list at least 3 times…maybe 4

  • Xbox4NappyRash


    5 – Sports & Movie package on cable.

  • Mimi aka pz5wjj


    Hmm… I guess “Good Wine” would make the “who looks better” argument go out the window — well with enough “good wine” anyway!

  • meleah rebeccah


    I love the last one!

  • holly


    woooow. i bomb out on all four counts. please tell me i get a do-over. a DO-OVER!!!!!

    i think i need to take some time to reflect.

    just how long the kids have left in school….

    wait – the mutual respect – does it have to be for each other?

    and the common – you mean as in common-everyday? or common as in the same. oh? dang.

  • Dapoppins


    ooh good list!

  • Nola


    That last one gets two stars in my house!

  • Bee Repartee


    Squeeee for Two Buck Chuck!

  • Bee


    Oh-oh. I scored one out of four!
    (:o{

  • Pinky


    Momo,
    I just read about 6 posts and I’m wondering…why don’t I come here more often? I love your take on life and mother hood!

  • BusyDad


    For mine, I need to go industrial strength with the Costco bottle of Jack. But it’s all points along the same spectrum…

  • AlisonH


    Too Mormon here for that last one; how about, I’ll substitute in Valrhona or Scharffenberger chocolate. Works for us. (We’re hitting 28 years come June!)

  • Selma


    I’d also like to add lots of laughs.’ I couldn’t have stayed married for 17 years without being able to laugh!

  • Maureen


    Amen!!!!!

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