Season 1, Episode 10
Are you grateful for your spouse? They don’t always make it easy, do they? But did you know there’s a lot of science behind what gratitude does to your brain and mental health? There are also big impacts it can make in your marriage.
When you show gratitude towards someone, you are saying that you respect their value, and that you treasure how unique, beautiful or indispensable they are. Wow, what a gift to a spouse that is!
Today we shared the truth of scripture when it comes to gratefulness as well as the science behind it, because believe it or not, science and Bible do align! We also gave some insight into how being grateful can impact your marriage in big ways and why couples who are grateful have a much higher marital satisfaction rate.
Developing a grateful heart is definitely the way you want to go in your marriage. The benefits are well worth it!
Quotes from the episode:
“Even if a couple if experiencing distress and difficulty in other areas, gratitude in the relationship can help promote positive marital outcomes.”
“According to researchers, feeling appreciated and believing that your partner values you have a great impact on how you feel about your marriage and your commitment to making it last.”
“The study also found that couples who showed higher levels of spousal gratitude were less prone to seek divorce.”