Valentine’s Day is closing in on all of us, and many of us are beginning to think about how to score big points with our sweethearts. How can men and women score big over Valentine’s Day? What if we knew how the opposite sex keeps score? What we may not know is the way men and women score points with the opposite sex is NOT the same. We are from two different planets, Men are from Mars, and Women are from Venus. From the ways we communicate to the ways we reduce our stress, we do it differently.
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Valentine's Day is all about love. On this one day, we focus on love and romance above all else. But it has become another vehicle for big business to push their products upon us. Beautiful roses or an assortment of seasonal flowers are often a high priority. However, no matter how beautiful, flowers don't last - unless we buy silk flowers. We are encouraged to buy chocolates, even though so many of us are attempting to diet and lose those extra pounds to look our best.
If you have any sense at all, you are currently ordering Valentine’s Day flowers for the woman you are dating or married to. Theoretically, Valentine’s Day is about proclaiming the love you have for the woman in your life; she’ll appreciate your token or gesture of love in any setting, whether you hand her flowers in the privacy of your house, take her out to a romantic dinner, or just whisper “I love you” in her ear when you arrive home from work. But take it from me. Want to really score brownie points this V-day?
Do you feel like your best years are behind you? Do you dread each upcoming birthday? You're not alone. Our society portrays getting older in such a negative light that it's no wonder that people have these beliefs. According to the media hype, getting older means that you will become infirmed, demented, and isolated from friends and family.
If you wait until the age of thirty to get married, it is quite possible you will be dating a single dad. If you are one of those women who have always been the "princess" you will often find yourself replaced by a "smaller princess" around this guy. That can be frustrating and at times seem impossible.
Google the terms remarriage and stepfamily today, and you'll find more information on these topics than even 5 years ago. Considering our mission to deliver credible and valuable resources to remarrieds and stepfamilies, the RemarriageWorks.com staff pored over close to 100 blogs to handpick 10 that we think are the most informative, supportive, and inspiring.
One of the reasons why I started www.RemarriageWorks.com is that it is very important to go into a second marriage with eyes wide open. After all, approximately one million people get remarried every year and 65-70 percent of these remarriages end in divorce. Financial issues are often cited at the top of the list of reasons why remarriages break up.
In yesterday's blog posted on my website, I shared with you the story of reaching one of the most critical and difficult points in the journey of caregiving for my late husband. Click on over there today to read Part 2 on how choosing became the key to finding freedom and love again. A simple, but profound approach that can shift your life right now.
Every marriage will go through trying times. It is normal. It is not unusual. It is very predictable. Count on it. But there is good news! For every challenge, there is a solution, providing you are both committed to the success of the marriage. There are tried and true principles that will overcome any obstacle to peace and fulfillment in your marriage!
Valentine's Day can be a great opportunity to create more intimacy and connection in your relationship. We put a lot pressure on doing something big and expensive, when in reality, romance can be created easily without spending a lof money. Watch as we share with you some of our favorite ways to create real intimacy on Valentine's Day - or any day that you choose to celebrate your love for one another!