10 Sneaky Ways to Tell Your Spouse ‘I Love You’

Telling your spouse that you love them doesn’t have to be just with the words “I love you”. You can show them with actions or with words. You can voice your feelings or have them see the depths of your love. There are so many unique and fun ways that you can express your love. Here are 10 sneaky ways to tell your spouse that you love them. Why sneaky? Because sneaky can be fun and memorable. An ECard – I can personally attest to how great it is to get an email from my husband that says “I love you”. He sends them throughout the day and periodically sends an ecard. These brighten my day. They appear unexpectedly and can turn a frustrating hour into a smile of love. A Hidden Note – Tuck little notes into your spouse’s briefcase, jacket pocket, purse, backpack, gym bag, book, or … [Read more...]

Baby Names That Mean Love

Sometimes the inspiration for your baby's name seems to come out of nowhere, and sometimes you have to reach to find just the right one.  But what about the baby who is born in February, close to Valentine’s Day?  Or maybe the baby was the result of a special Valentine’s Day date?  Either way, perhaps you are looking for a baby name that means love.  Look no further, I have some ideas to spark your imagination!  Names that literally mean love.  A quick google search comes up with a list of words from different languages that mean “love,” “to love,” or some variation of this.  Ceri is the Welsh word meaning “to love.”  Mana is a Japanese name meaning “affection, love.”  Chiba is a Hebrew name meaning “love.”  Davi is the Brazilian form of David, which means “beloved.”  If you are looking … [Read more...]

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Finding a Common Interest with Your Spouse

A marriage is a wonderful union of two people who love each other. Nowhere does it say that you have to have much in common to fall in love. But it is important that you find activities that they can do together to help strengthen the bonds of that union. Different Interests The odds are that the husband and wife have very different interests. You are, after all, two unique individuals. Having different interests is great. You shouldn’t be doing everything together, but you don’t want to take it too far. Why? Letting the different interests rule your marriage can damage your relationship. Having different interests that keep you separate can put quite a bit of distance between a husband and wife. If a husband is so obsessed with his hunting, he could be telling his wife that … [Read more...]

How to Create a Care Package for Your Long Distance Lover

There are many ways to cope with the difficulties associated with a long distance relationship, and one such coping method is creating a care package to show your partner how much he is missed. It’s a simple gesture that doesn’t take a lot of time but is so full of thought and love. Here are several ideas for creating the perfect package: Personalize the Care Package Contents The more you personalize your care package, the more impact it will have. If you include store-bought items, add your own personal touches to make them unique and special. For example, if you buy him a book, write a note on the inside cover or make a bookmark and hide it inside. If he likes chocolate, you can order personalized M&M’s. Get Creative With Your Gifts While it’s great to include some of … [Read more...]

Saying I Love You…in a Way He Understands

Saying I love you comes easily to me (in fact, it’s really not hard for me to say anything at all!). However, saying I love you in a way my husband understands…now that’s a different story. Taking time to understand the way your husband operates can reveal a lot about your relationship. The “less talk, more action” policy has never been truer than it is when attempting to show a man he is truly loved. For instance, here are a few husband gifts you may not have previously considered: Unexpected Love Notes My husband is a man of few words (aren’t most men?). But just because he doesn’t talk a lot doesn’t mean he doesn’t need to hear that I love him. While he may not hear my words, he does notice them when I write them down. That’s why I’ve started leaving him love notes. No…not old … [Read more...]