Physical Touch & Closeness

Physical Touch & Closeness

Physical touch and closeness is a powerful force of communication in a marriage. “Holding hands, kissing, embracing, and sexual intercourse are all ways of communicating emotional love to one’s spouse” (p. 107). Just being close or in the same room with a spouse who...
Acts of Service

Acts of Service

Performing “Acts of Service” is doing something that your spouse would like them to do or you know will bless them… (without them having to ask, nag, or bribe you to do). LOL! No one likes to be forced to do anything, LOVE is ALWAYS freely given! (p. 96)...
Gift Giving & Receiving

Gift Giving & Receiving

This is my FAVORITE of the Love Languages!  I am a Gift Giving Lover. “Receiving Gifts” is not as strong of a need as “Giving Gifts” is. Don’t get me wrong…I do love gifts. I mostly cry when given a gift, while my girls giggle and roll their eyes. I think now that my...
Quality Time

Quality Time

“Whatever the quality of your marriage now. It can always be better!!!”  (p. 23)  As the cares of the world swirl around you and the tick-tock of time never stops, today, Mom, we are talking about Quality Time. Not “quantity time”, but “Quality Time” for you and your...
Love Languages: Words of Affirmation

Love Languages: Words of Affirmation

One of the most common love languages, especially for us girls, is Words of Affirmation. Affirmations give emotional support and encouragement. Many times couples can be clueless that the words, phrases or tones that they use can emotionally effect each other,...
The 5 Love Languages

The 5 Love Languages

This is one of my most favorite subjects to write about. Of course, it’s about love, yet The Five Love Languages written by Gary Chapman is something different. In this book we are taught not only how we love but how to give and receive love as well. The author...