What making time for your marriage actually means
"Making time for marriage used to mean weeklong vacations, regular date nights, and Sunday mornings in bed. But as a marriage progresses—and especially after kids enter the picture—'making time' takes on a whole new meaning..."
Christine Organ is a loving wife and mother. She's also a lawyer-turned-writer who's written stories, articles and books about parenting and the married life. Her experience as a mother of two and dedicated wife makes it easy for her to translate personal experiences into content and share them with the world.
Recently, Organ took on the challenge of trying to define what making time in a marriage actually means. In her opinion, "Making time for your marriage changes as a marriage evolves. Making time for marriage used to mean weeklong vacations, regular date nights, and Sunday mornings in bed. But as a marriage progresses—and especially after kids enter the picture—'making time' takes on a whole new meaning. Making time for marriage requires flexibility, patience, and a whole lot of creativity."
She took the time to point out a more realistic definition of this phrase. Through her examples, couples can get a better feel of what it means to make time with and for your partner. As a result, your marriage will be happier and healthier!
Check out what making time for your marriage truly means, according to this author/wife:
Making time for your marriage means a long hug or a quick butt squeeze in the kitchen.
Making time for your marriage means emailing and texting 50 times a day about things like grocery lists and soccer practice and your mother-in-law’s birthday because it means more time to actually talk when you’re together.
Making time for your marriage means laughing at the first 10 minutes of Saturday Night Live together before one of you falls asleep on the couch.
Making time for your marriage means trying eight times to finish a sentence, interrupted with a “Daddy, guess what?!” each time, and then finally giving up with a sigh and a smile, because whatever you were going to say can wait.
Christine Organ certainly has quite a few different definitions of what it means to make time for your marriage, but each one is sure to lead to a more practical relationship goal. Making time for your marriage means taking in the small things, and enjoying each and every second with your partner, not setting aside mandatory times dedicated to spending time. Love every second and every moment, and you can get the most out of your marriage!
Organ's original article was published to Scary Mommy.
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