Long time no see

A central aspect of quality time is togetherness. I do not mean proximity…. Togetherness has to do with focused attention.

And where do we find time for such activities, especially if both of us have vocations outside the home? We make time just as we make time for lunch and dinner.

“When she threw her wedding rings at me and angrily walked out of the house slamming the door behind her, I knew our marriage was in serious trouble. I didn’t pick up her rings for two days. When I finally did, I cried uncontrollably.”

“Requests give direction to love, but demands stop the flow of love.”

“There is a third truth, which only the mature lover will be able to hear. My spouse’s criticisms about my behavior provide me with the clearest clue to her primary love language. People tend to criticize their spouse most loudly in the area where they themselves have the deepest emotional need. Their criticism is an ineffective way of pleading for love.”

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