Valentine’s Day and marriage

This Valentine’s Day, Give Extravagant Love

If you’d known me in high school or college, you could have heard my rant about how Valentine’s Day was a ploy used by greeting card companies, florists, and candy makers to guilt people into purchasing things they didn’t need, all to express the love they could have been expressing 364 other days of the …

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How to Make Your Valentine Gift Meaningful

If I didn’t know better, I’d think the first line of Charles Dickens’s A Tale of Two Cities was actually about couples and Valentine’s Day: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” Yep, St. Valentine’s Day is less than a month away — the holiday that some spouses anticipate with excitement, …

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Do You Have to Celebrate Valentine’s Day?

In two weeks, it’s St. Valentine’s Day — a holiday celebrating romantic love. Given what I write about, this should be my wheelhouse. I should be excitedly touting the beauty of romantic gestures, sex-themed gifts, and marital bliss. And I have. You can find those posts here: What to Get Your Husband for V-Day 13 …

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Marriage Not Going Great? Go Ahead and Celebrate Valentine’s.

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. (Surely you’ve heard.) It’s the holiday on which many couples celebrate romantic love. But some of you are struggling in your marriage — feeling that the love isn’t all it can or should be. Especially your sexual intimacy. You don’t see eye-to-eye on how to pursue the best for your marriage …

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