In Bride Tree, the second installment of my thrilling series Secrets of Versailles, one of the lead protagonists makes a powerful observation.
The truest form of devotion is to love the most when we are hurt the worst. —Philippe, Bride Tree.
In a time where humanity appears to have forgotten the essential principles of commitment and fidelity, it is important to remember that each day offers us the chance to prove that love—real love—still exists.
So you’ve survived the pressure of planning a wedding, maybe have a a few years of married life under your belt. Congratulations! As we near Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d ask a simple question: “how well do you know your spouse?” The one thing that many people don’t consider when starting a lifelong relationship is that your spouse is the most important study you’ll ever undertake.
You can call it testosterone, chauvinism or whatever you’d like, but the reality is that men long to be the hero to the women in their life. Without an outlet for this natural urge a man will become dissatisfied. This dissatisfaction may express itself in a variety of ways, all of which can hurt a relationship.
The last killer agent we want to identify in this series is selfishness. Selfishness is behind a long list of marital problems, from infidelity to outright murder.
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I remember telling my wife, in a sweet way, that I didn’t like the way she cooked our dinner when we first got married. I’m smiling now at the memory and even then it was something we could both laugh off. My comment wasn’t intended as an insult but it was in keeping with our “no secrets” policy.
It is so important for both husband and wife to recognize that they are one unit. This simple concept, when applied to all that we do and say, has the power to revolutionize your marriage.
Before we began our day this morning my wife hugged me and said
“Good morning, my man of steel.”
Wow! What a way to start off a gloomy Tuesday! 🙂