Start With Gratitude



What matters in relationship more than any other factors? Are you ready to learn but even more importantly respond by taking action? Let's start with gratitude. There are many opportunities to express validating, loving and kind words to your partner. Courtesies that you bestow upon co-workers, friends or in your social life ought to show up in abundance with your children and immediate family. In a recent NY Times article, expression of gratitude was the top of the list for happy couples and good marriages. Improve your relationships with some of the "Love Hacks" below. This link will take you there. Love Hacks Article.

Start your day with thoughts of gratitude. Try some of these "seemingly small but important expressions of gratitude that make a big difference. Happy couples use these and many others frequently. Try them out and see what happens. Be sure to acknowledge the compliment with a sincere, genuine loving response.

thank you for marrying me…
thank you for putting up with me…
thank you for doing the laundry…
thank you for making supper…
thank you for smiling at me…
thank you for listening…
thank you for making the bed…
thank you for cuddling with me…
thank you for such great kids…
thank you for taking care of the bills…
thank you for going to work…
thank you for being nice to my parents…
thank you for helping out…
thank you for being so generous…
thank you for choosing to do what’s right…
thank you for praying for me…
thank you for loving me....

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