Simple Ideas for Each of the 5 Love Languages

5 Love Languages

Years ago, when Dr. Gary Chapman penned¬†the book The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts, he proposed a very simple concept. Essentially, he says there are 5 ways people receive love: Words of Affirmation, Quality Time, Receiving Gifts, Acts of Service, and Physical Touch. Each person has 1-2 Love Languages, and those methods are the vehicles by which they feel most … [Read more...]

Country Music Saved My Marriage

Country Music Saved My Marriage

Okay, Internet/MarriageRoots, I am a long time reader but a first time writer, and I have a confession to make: Country music saved my marriage. This is not a joke, a drill, or a bait and switch. It is reality. One line in a country music song changed my marriage forever. I sat in my truck with the windows down on a cool spring night listening to one of my favorite … [Read more...]

“Look at Your Wife,” God Said.

"Look at Your Wife," God Said.

Since our humble apartment is not big enough to hold a dining room table, our¬†weekday dinner routine often involves sitting together on the couch and watching TV over my latest attempt to make chicken and vegetables in a new, exciting way. A few weeks ago, as we sat down to dinner, I flipped the channel over to watch a Seinfeld rerun. Carrie turned to me and said one of … [Read more...]