Dear IL'ites, Thank you for all your WONDERFUL contributions. I read every one of them and it was so thoughtful with practical insights and good guidance. I am glad I started this thread so we could bring forth so many of these wonderful contributions. Here are the 9 contributions that had come in response to this initiative, which complied with the requirements I had laid out in my first post. I highly encourage everyone to read all of this. 1. Diamond in the Rough - by zipzipzoomzoom 2. Marriage tips - for my best friend - by kkrish 3. A strong women - An important element of strong marriage - by sdiva20 4. A good wife makes a good husband and a good family - by Vemala 5. The goal in marriage is not to think alike, but to think together - by iyerviji 6. For safe and happy married life - by samal 7. The secret ingredient to a successful marriage - ankita_chitnis 8. Thousands of kindness, day after day! - navs23 9. Made for each other - rajinitk4 We will work towards compiling these contributions into a downloadable ebook for our members. It will be updated in this thread once we have that. Now, where do we go from here? - Read this!