Monday, March 30, 2009

Keep the kissing alive

In the run up to Valentine’s Day this year, I was thinking about what my husband of 17 years would really love.

I considered spending money and buying him something nice, or maybe taking him out for a great meal, just the two of us.

What a dilemma.

Now, those of you who know me are aware that I am not the most romantic woman on this earth. Don’t get me wrong, I love it when my husband Mark and I do get the chance to be romantic with each other, but with three kids and endless weekly activities, we are often too busy. We are continually trying to work out ways of finding more time for each other.

Well, here’s what I did. I decided to write him a letter and print it on nice paper, then put some love hearts on it and so on. My 10-year-old daughter came to the rescue and helped me include some pictures – thank goodness for computer-savvy kids.

Then, I thought about the fact that I really don’t kiss him enough. He is the most loving, caring and affectionate man I know and he deserves so much more from me.

When Valentine’s Day finally came around, the weather was cold and miserable, so we stayed home and enjoyed a wonderful family meal. But I was able to give Mark his letter and I made sure I gave him a huge, sloppy kiss. He just loved it!

So, I’m sharing this story with you all today to encourage couples out there to rekindle the kissing in your marriages. It’s an intimate moment and is guaranteed to bring you much closer together.



Anonymous said...

Great point Belinda! Thanks so much for sharing your Valentine's story with us!

Anonymous said...

So true Belinda!
Keep writing I love your blogs :)

Annie x

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