Marriage can be life’s greatest joy, but it can also, at times, bring a tremendous amount of heartache. I have heard the saying, “If it hurts you, let it go.” And many people do let their marriages go, either through divorce or simply not caring for it anymore. Marriage maintenance is a real principle. Day to day, I see couples working hard in every area of their life, except for their marriage. And this can be a slippery slope. May I suggest one simple way to keep your marriage well fed? And it’s so simple you can start today! Always Approach Your Spouse Kindly Kind words can be so powerful to a marriage. When couples start to slip down that slippery slope, this is often the first thing to go. When the relationship was new and fresh, the couple looked into one another’s eyes and could only see the good.