It's a basic principle stated in the Talmud, "A good deed begets another good deed.A bad deed begets another bad deed." I often ask singles the following question: "After you're married, what do you plan to do for the next 40 years?Turning toward each other means making each other your number one priority.

So after watching how their dog greeted them every time they came home, this couple decided to come up with a new ritual. • Before you turn in for the night, try saying two compliments to each other.

Elated dogs jump all over their masters and lick them. They started jumping up and down and hugging each other. This means coming up with something new each night!

The listener can stop the speaker if s/he is saying too much for the listener to repeat back.

When couples use this technique, it automatically ensures that each person will be able to say everything s/he needs to say without interruption, rebuttals, criticism or attack.

When couples share truly meaningful experiences, they bond on a deeper level.

These six habits may seem small, but when practiced intentionally and consistently, they will form the backbone of a deeply fulfilling marriage. in philosophy and was ordained a rabbi in Jerusalem in 1982.

Taking walks together, drinking coffee together after dinner, learning Torah together, and listening to music together, are all examples of how couples turn toward each other. But it's a powerful way to turn toward your spouse, make him/her feel very special.

A powerful way to turn toward each other is to show the ultimate respect – by standing when your spouse enters the room. Couples who "turn away" from each other don't develop closeness.

This is the meaning of "turning toward" as opposed to "turning away." Marriage research shows that happily married couples do a lot of turning toward each other whenever they get the chance.