April Love Experiment Recap: Quality Time

What happens when you take 10 minutes to connect with your spouse everyday?  Good things. Good things happen. We just wrapped up our love experiment for the month- connecting with our spouse for 10 minutes every day. This challenge is based on Gary Chapman’s book The Five Love Languages, specifically the quality time love language. Time for a re-cap! Initially we planned on doing our 10 minute connect plan as outlined in this post: 1. talk about the good of the day, 2. talk about the hard of the day, 3. pray, 4. kiss. But honestly, most of the time… Read More

How to Spend Quality Time With Your Spouse When You’re Rarely Together

If you have limited time together, you need to learn how to make the most of the time you do have together. Here are four ways to do that from couples who have been there. This month we’re talking all about quality time- why its important and how to make the most of it. But what about if you hardly ever see your spouse? How do you spend quality time together when you are rarely together? There’s no doubt about it, rarely seeing our spouse takes a huge toll on our marriages. Its rough. But our marriages aren’t doomed through… Read More

Quality Time Love Language Guide

Five keys to speaking the love language of quality time. I hope I’ve gotten the message across clearly in this blog that I am no marriage expert. I am a FAR cry from a perfect spouse and find it very difficult to put most of what I learn from researching these articles into practice. You said it kid. BUT. There is one area where I am becoming quite an expert and that is how I feel loved. I’m able to articulate how I want Rich to treat me to make me feel the most love. Knowing this is actually a… Read More