42 Love Letter Prompts

The best collection of love letter prompts on the web.  42 love letter prompts to be exact. I mentioned in my last post Four Ways To Emotionally Connect With Your Spouse While You’re Apart that Rich is currently in Brazil and we are apart for the month.  While we’re away for extended periods of time like this, Rich came up with the great idea to write each other love letters. Since we find ourselves writing quite a few of these, we ran out of love letter prompts fairly quickly and were unsatisfied with the love letter ideas we found online (C’mon… Read More

An Expert’s Guide to Better Communication with your Partner

I’ve polled my audience four times now in order to determine the relationship problems YOU are struggling with. Every time, one problem comes up again and again and again and again:  COMMUNICATION! So when Jamie emailed me about guest posting on how to have better communication with your partner (based on an interview she conducted with Louis Venter), I didn’t hesitate to say YES!   Thanks Jamie!         -Celeste Better Communication with your Partner Communication is one of the most important aspects of any romantic relationship. That said, the majority of couples do not communicate as effectively… Read More

Quality Time Love Language Guide

Quality time love language | 5 Love Languages | Gary Chapman

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

Setting Boundaries in Marriage: What Does that Look Like?

Setting healthy boundaries in marriage? How do you do that? What does that feel like? Click through to read more.

What does setting healthy boundaries in marriage look like? We’re often good at getting mad or resentfully accommodating, but usually not so good at setting healthy boundaries. Boundaries. That is a topic I’ve never really addressed on the blog because in all honesty I don’t really know how to think about them. Oh I know how to lay down my desires to get what I want, but I’ve never really had a firm grasp on what setting healthy boundaries looks like exactly. That is, until I’ve spent a lot of time researching it for my upcoming book about mixed-faith marriages (sign… Read More

February Love Experiment Recap: Words of Affirmation

What would happen if you sent your partner a love note everyday for a month? Try an experiment and see! Click through to read more.

What happens if you send a loving note or text full of words of affirmation to your spouse everyday for a month? Good things friends. Good things. So we’re done with our February love experiment which to send a nice text, email or note to your spouse everyday.  This challenge was based on Gary Chapman’s 5 Love Languages book, specifically the words of affirmation love language. Time for a re-cap! Confession- the first half of the month went WAY better than the second half.  For the first half of the month I was doing the 14 Days of Love Letters… Read More