Expectations

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5 Questions to Ask Before You Say “I Do”

There are dozens (if not hundreds) of books and articles out there of extensive questions that you should go through with your potential mate. While they are all valid and important questions, I’m an I-love-questions-and-reading-articles kind of girl while my husband of almost ten years is a let’s-keep-this-as-short-and-sweet-as-possible kind of guy. While it is nice…

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All the Wrong Faces

Sometimes the extraordinary we want is found in the ordinary we already have. —Linda Trammell One proverb asks a particularly intriguing question, “An excellent wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels” (Proverbs 31:10). Although the question seems pointed at single people, its message speaks to every reader—“finding” lasting love is a challenge….

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Marriage with a No-Strings Attached Mindset

The other day, I found myself excitedly planning several things I wanted to do to surprise my husband. I quickly made a mental checklist of what I needed to make it happen and then quickly realized I was unintentionally planning things I could ask for in return for my “kindness.” If I made his favorite…

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You Are Worth It, My Darling!

I used to have this treacherous and dangerous tendency to hold on to the horrendous and heart-breaking moments in my relationship with my husband. I would let the bad memories play on repeat, letting my anger re-ignite at random times, and hold on to the trying times rather than the beautiful ones. Here’s the thing…

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What Your Partner Really Wants

The object of love is not getting something you want but doing something for the well being of the one you love. -Dr. Gary Chapman Does it ever feel like your significant other is speaking in a foreign tongue? Well, feel better, dear one, because most likely that’s exactly what’s happening. Imagine with me that two people…

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