Keeping each other engaged in the relationship with the mid morning texts, random date nights, and occasional gifts has taught me to think less of myself and think more about her. We find ourselves consumed with thoughts of our partner and how best we can support them in their dreams, ambitions and desires.
Some of these you may or may not have heard before, they may even be on someone elses list at number 20-25. well, here are a few things that I have picked up over the years and they have added a kind of spice to our marriage. 1. Chores Womanfolk over the years have been … Continue reading GENTS: Five random tips to enrich your marriage.
Week13 I shared in my last post that the Mrs and I had fights and the kind of stance that I would take in a fight didn't help us get to solving issues any sooner. I hated having to fight. I didn't like how it made me look out of control. I never did seem … Continue reading Ten simple rules to having a fair fight with your spouse.
Week 12 In our first year of marriage, we fought a lot. During these fights I would take it on with a desire to sort the issue out immediately it crops up. Talk through every single step of how it came about and see where we went wrong. Whereas this sounds simple, it wasn't her … Continue reading When your spouse drives you up the wall
Week 11 Charlie’s car broke down. It was HIS car, it had seen him through thick and thin; from his first job interview to his first date and now, he had just moved house where he was going to settle with his family. Charlie got the call from the mechanic, the car was repairable, but … Continue reading Loving your spouse is loving yourself
She clearly could read the signs...there was no getting this one past her friend. They had always kept in touch and shared the deepest secrets but this friendship was under immense strain. Touching another's boyfriend had always been out of bounds and she knew better...who knew a simple conversation from her during one of her … Continue reading She did it, she knew she shouldn’t, his wife showed up
Week 10 Last week we discussed how after being married for a while, trends set in and these begin to take root causing us to take each other for granted and small things such as a smile or an enthusiastic greeting loose meaning. There is the saying that “only those that are closest to you … Continue reading So, why do you love your spouse?
Week 09 Just before I started taking dating seriously, I remember being with some friends and we were talking about our crushes. Yes ladies, sometimes out of our busy topic list of cars, sports and politics, we men talk sentimental stuff about our relationships for about five minutes and get back. Anyway I digress, back … Continue reading Love makes good impressions
Week 08 Picture with me for a moment, Jane married to Jonas. Jane having cheated on Jonas has found a new partner and would like to separate for some time. Imagine the talk that she has with Jonas, the feelings that Jonas has as he comes to terms with what is going on later on … Continue reading Jealousy, an evil enemy of love
Week 07 Last week one of my colleagues saw my ring and asked if I was married. With a proud beaming smile I said “YES I am married”. This was just loud enough for a few people to hear, because like most cases I when have been asked, a story of how we met would … Continue reading Re-kindling that hope for love