Our adult daughter suggested that my husband and I each keep a gratitude journal. We decided that we would write down a daily “gratitude” every day leading up to our 40th anniversary. Over morning coffee, I would see him writing and giving me a smile with a sparkle in his eye and a pencil in his hand.
On our anniversary, we gifted each other the journals we had kept. We then read aloud what the other had written for 365 days. You are so right, Dr. Laura. When you take a moment every day to express gratitude for your spouse, it really does enhance your relationship and love for each other.
I still straddle him and periodically give him lap dances, and he throws back his head and laughs and give me a huge hug. Your advice on keeping romance alive is spot on!
Gratitude Journals Made Our Marriage Stronger
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