When was the last time you laughed with your spouse? When you’re multi-tasking and have to juggle responsibilities, laughing could be the last thing on your mind. Take a couple of seconds to share or remember a funny moment with your spouse. Ready to share a funny moment? Write it below! Advertisements Continue reading Laugh on Loftforum!
Do something for or with your spouse that you did when you were newlyweds. It will bring back lots of memories! Have a fabulous week, everyone! Continue reading Marriage Monday Tip #22
Does hearing someone criticize you put you on the war path? Do you get defensive? When your spouse is criticizing you or holding you in contempt it may seem like they are superior to you and are constantly putting you down. You begin to feel: 1. Unappreciated 2. Disliked 3. Misunderstood 4. Disrespected These negative feelings within a marriage can be destructive to the intimate … Continue reading Dealing With Criticism
When you make a mistake admit it and ask your spouse to forgive you. Continue reading Marriage Monday Tip #21
After learning about your spouse’s positive and not-so-positive traits, it can be easy to fall into the trap of wanting to change them and begin to negatively criticize them. Let’s take a look at the definition of criticism. Criticism: the expression of disapproval of someone or something based on perceived faults or mistakes. (Google) Criticizing your spouse is totally different than voicing a complaint or … Continue reading Constant Criticism
Kiss for more than 10 seconds. No need to time it. Just enjoy it! Continue reading Marriage Monday Tip #20
Have you ever found that you and your spouse argue about the same issue/issues over and over again but in different ways? Why do you think this happens and if it has happened to you what helped you to peacefully resolve/stop these arguments? If they haven’t been resolved how do you both diffuse the situation? Leave your response in the comment box below! Continue reading How do you handle it?
Want a change from your usual patterns? Start foreplay somewhere else in the house besides the bedroom. Continue reading Marriage Monday Tip #19
Who says a love note needs to be written on paper? Love notes can come in the form of acts of service, a special gift, or even a touch. It doesn’t need to be something big. It can be something as simple as helping your spouse do a chore without being asked. There are: 1. Mirror notes – Write a message for your spouse after … Continue reading Go Paperless
Be honest and open about your feelings. Were you hurt or became angry with something your spouse said? Let them know in a respectful manner. Continue reading Marriage Monday Tip #18
About a week after returning from our honeymoon in Paris, my father unexpectedly passed away. Then within the space of 5 years both of my husbands’ parents passed away as well. While we grieved for our parents, we clung to each other and became emotionally hardened at having experienced so many losses in such a short space of time. From these experiences, we decided that … Continue reading It’s Just Too Short
Send her flowers 🌺 “just because “. Let her see that you don’t always need a special occasion to show your love. Continue reading Marriage Monday Tip #17
It’s been a few years of marriage. Responsibilities and expectations start to take over your lives. You and your spouse love each other but don’t get to spend time alone like you used to. Sound familiar? Keeping up with your spouse through changes and character growth can certainly benefit your marriage. Think about how well you know your husband or wife. Do you know their: … Continue reading Keep Up!
Hold hands whenever you can. Whether you are driving, watching a movie, or just near each other a simple touch can go a long way. Continue reading Marriage Monday Tip #16
Summer is almost over. Don’t let it go by without spending time alone with your spouse. Here are some ideas: Have fun together – Do something that makes you both laugh. Whether it is playing a game, watching a movie, or cooking dinner giving off that positive energy makes your spouse want to be around you. Hobby Time – Find a hobby or interest you … Continue reading 4 Ways To Connect With Your Spouse