I was just a young, newlywed, when I was speaking at a international conference and heard an older couple speak on their relationship. They talked about love and it has always stuck with me. They shared that real romance was not the rockets and fireworks that are supposed to go off when you connect with that special someone – it was about the many loving little unsaid attentions and kindnesses to each other through out the day that set the stage for those fireworks to happen. Romance takes works, it takes an eye and heart focused on the actions of their feelings, not just the words slipped into the sheets, along with two bodies, at designated times.
We quickly learn that many people say “I love you,” when their actions scream the exact opposite. Continue reading