November 5, 2019

Date 7: Something to Believe In . . . Growth and Spirituality

In every relationship, like in life, the only constant is change. Truth. Reading that statement in Eight Dates:  Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of Love made me stop and reflect on how my husband and I have both changed and also how we have grown together over the years.    When we met, there […]
May 7, 2019

Date 6: Play and Adventure

Nothing like a thunderstorm that produces dime size hail, tornados, flash flooding and a power outage to thwart date night plans.  Fast-forward twenty-four hours and we were still without electricity, so we set out to find somewhere to eat and have some fun. Fun and adventure are like oxygen for relationship […]
March 28, 2019

Date #4: The Cost of Love: Work and Money

Eight Dates:  Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of Love, the newest book by Drs. John and Julie Gottman, guides readers to have important conversations while on a date. For Date #4 the topic is work and money and how each partner brings value to the relationship. It also includes a discussion […]
February 19, 2019

Eight Dates: Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of Love . . . Date #1

With bellies miserably full of Thai Beef and Noodles, he washed and I dried.  Alexa was playing Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran in the background.  When your legs don’t work like they used to beforeAnd I can’t sweep you off of your feetWill your mouth still remember the taste of my loveWill […]