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As we get caught up in everyday life events we sometimes forget to step back and get the long term perspective of the commitment we made when we married. Often the frustration of the moment causes us to get upset and angry and say things that we later regret. If we can step back during those moments and think of the long term consequences and long term benefits of bitting your tongue, we will find our greatest success comes from saying nothing at all (when angry) and discussing any problems when we are calm.