On being more thoughtful:
Author Heather Long says in a recent blog entry: “There is an amazing thing that happens in some marriages and when you notice it in your own, you may find yourself at a loss for words. But the truth is, loss for words or not, it’s important to address the situation for what it is. Now that I’ve done all that build up, what am I talking about?
I’m talking about the thoughtfulness that we demonstrate to our friends, coworkers and neighbors that we seem to forget when we walk in our front doors. This can actually be a problem that creeps up in your marriage. It’s not one that happens all at once.
When we’re married, we’re blessed with a partner that will be there for us – often whether we treat them badly or not. This is not a license to treat your husband, wife or spouse badly, but it does mean we are allowed a certain latitude. read more