You may have heard enough advice and counseling on things you can do to make your marriage work. No we are not going to give you further suggestions on it. You make a marriage work when you have problems. This post is all about how a happy couple like you can avoid losing the warmth and love in your relationship. 1. Pay attention to each other: Do not take each other for granted. A few years down the line you become so comfortable with each other that it s easy to say He/she ll understand. They know me so well.