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Friday, November 19, 2010

Marriage.

Every marriage is a work in progress, whether you've been married a year or thirty. And we are no exception. We have bad days and even mess up some days but no matter, we are committed to each other forever.

Yesterday (November 18) marked eight years since two strangers met in a coffee shop and we are still learning as we go.

But these are a few things that work for us, so take this as my marriage advice...

Never stop dating your spouse. {We love date nights!}

Always go to bed together. {We do every. single. night. I think there have maybe been less than a handful of nights we haven't gone to bed together and I think those are when one of us has been sick!}

And sometimes, just sometimes, come up with a grand surprise for your spouse that knocks their socks off.

We're going on a cruise.
In January.
To the Bahamas.
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Just me and him.

Surprise.

Happy 8 years of living life together, J! {Merry Christmas, Happy Birthday and Happy Anniversary too! We don't usually do gifts between us up this big!}

Related:

November 2009: My Version of a Fairytale.

November 2008: Me and Him.

November 2007: The Not So Traditional Cinderella Story.

4 Comments:

Blogger Beth said...

How awesome that you are going on a cruise! I'm sure you'll have a great time!

I agree with all your marriage tips by the way!

November 20, 2010 at 8:18 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for the advice! :) Love the picture of you two!!!

Samantha

November 20, 2010 at 8:52 AM  
Blogger Broken 4 Love said...

:) I love it!
I'm so excited you get to go on a cruise together!

November 20, 2010 at 10:34 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great picture of the 2 of you.. How exciting and trip just for the 2 of you.. Cruise will be wondeful

Love you all
Auntie Laurie

November 21, 2010 at 8:57 PM  

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