Great advice for youth comes from the popular youth speaker, John Bytheway, in his book What I Wish I'd Known in High School, pp. My seminary teacher tried to explain that to a bunch of us sixteen-year-olds one day. "Guys and girls are different, and sometimes expressions of affection mean different things to different people. this means he likes me; he cares for me, oh, how sweet.'" ...
56-59, where he writes about the topic "What Do Kisses Mean? Maybe that's like saying, "I really like you." What if you kiss your date? Generally speaking, when a girl is being kissed, she may be thinking, 'Oh . "When a boy is kissing a girl, he may be thinking, 'Wow, this feels good. Can you see how easily a miscommunication or a misunderstanding can happen?
That’s why it’s more important than ever to block out some quality time alone with your spouse.
The two of you need to make a commitment to spend time relaxing together, laughing together, and just plain catching up.
Whether it’s an outdoor bench or a lamp, make your DIY a date night and have fun!
They’ll love the selflessness of your actions and you’ll love seeing the look on their face.
This way, you and your spouse get to spend a quiet evening together and save a few bucks at the same time.
Sure, you could spring for the typical dinner and a movie (keep in mind that many bases have a theater that shows fairly current movies), but if you want to you’re your relationship into high gear, skip the old standbys and try something new (or at least something you haven’t done for a while). Why not do something kid-like, such as paintballing or taking turns pushing each other on swings at the park?
Trust me, I wish I had the energy I had five years ago.
Hell, I wish I had the energy I had two weeks ago when I washed, folded, and actually put away all 10 loads of laundry.