15 Lessons Penguins Taught Me About Love

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Our flightless friends have love all figured out.

14. Express your love often. Penguins often dance for joy at the sight of someone they love. They sing their love for each other. Penguins are certainly not shy about expressing their love! Like humans in successful relationships, they find that hanging out with their partner is the greatest joy of life.

15. Argue fairly and don't hold grudges. Penguins squawk and often times engage in lively discussions and arguments. They get in each other's face, but they usually resolve their differences in a positive fashion. Like human couples penguins argue, there is nothing wrong about that, but they have learned to argue fairly, effectively, and almost never holding grudges. You can learn a lot from a penguin.

It is clear that penguins and humans have a lot in common when it comes to marriage and relationships. They have mates (often for a lifetime), love to be around family and friends and dearly love their children. 

You can learn a lot about love and relationships from the penguins of Antarctica! They may live at the end of the world, but in the end, we are all very much alike.

Watch the YouTube video, penguins of Antarctica we created for you so you can see our penguin friends in action as they show us all how to live and love! In the end, we discovered that the penguins are very much like us!

Creating a successful marriage or relationship is not always the easiest thing to do. Visiting our blog suggests you are highly interested in making your marriage work! And truthfully, we have learned over 30 years of marriage research that there are proven effective ways to ensure a happy and healthy marriage. In fact, we took hundreds of tips from the thousands of happy couples we interviewed and put them into our award-winning and bestselling book, Building a Love that Lasts.

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By Drs. Charles and Elizabeth Schmitz, America's #1 Love and Marriage Experts

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Dr. Charles D. Schmitz and Dr. Elizabeth Schmitz
America's #1 Love and Marriage Experts
**For marriage advice and hundreds of practical tips, read the Doctors' best-selling and multiple-award winning book Building a Love that Lasts. Available wherever books are sold.  Learn How to Marry the Right Guy when you read the Doctors' latest book--2014 Mom's Choice Awards Gold Medal for Best Relationship Book. Learn more about America's #1 Love and Marriage Experts.

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