Planning Love in the New Year

The holiday season is one of love. God set this example by giving us His Son, which is the heart of Christmas. This love is inspiring and can help us to display more love in our relationships and invest more of ourselves into the lives of those we care most about in the coming year.

It’s never too early to plan ahead! So even though it’s a bit past Christmas, here’s a wonderful article that gives some great ways to show your love and romantic side to your spouse or significant other while incorporating The 5 Love Languages® by Dr.Gary Chapman.

What are some ideas you all have for showing love to that special someone in your life in this new year?

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Ashley McIlwain, M.A., is a Marriage and Family Therapist, speaker, and writer. She is the founder and C.E.O. of the non-profit organization, Foundation Restoration, and blog, which are comprehensive resources committed to restoring the very foundation of society - marriage. She is committed to and passionate about helping relationships thrive. Ashley holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Palm Beach Atlantic University and a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy from Azusa Pacific University. Ashley previously served as Managing Editor for where she helped launch and develop the website into a hub for premarital preparation. Currently she and her husband, Steve, reside in Southern California.

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