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With Valentine’s Day only a few days away, for good or bad, it’s natural for our attention to start turning to love and our relationships. And being a romantic at heart, I’m getting excited. However, despite all the build-up and hype, I think it’s good to talk about the fact that, even though we shouldn’t need a special day to remind us to check in with our relationships, many of us find ourselves scrambling to find the perfect way to show our love on the day of love!
And if you’re married, especially if it’s been for a long time, it can be really challenging to come up with a unique and special way to express your love for your spouse. How are you going to show your spouse how much they mean to you?
But is finding the perfect present on Valentine’s Day critical to having a successful marriage?
It certainly feels like it sometimes.
Like every other holiday, our society is amazing at pouring on the guilt. Everywhere you turn there are messages about what you MUST do or more importantly buy to ensure that your marriage will be strong and stand the test of time.
But, I’ll let you in on a little secret: your gift doesn’t really matter.