Day FIVE! LOVE IS NOT RUDE
He who blesses his friend with a loud voice early in the morning, it will be reckoned a curse to him.
Ask your spouse to tell you three things that cause him or her to be uncomfortable or irritated with you. You must do so without attacking them or justifying your behavior. This is from their perspective only.
Even now, after 17 years of being in each other's life, we can fall prey to the flaw of justifying ourselves! There is something precious when you let your spouse know how you feel and they simply acknowledge you by saying "I never knew that. I will be more aware. I'm sorry that my actions make you feel this way. I'll be more understanding." So today? Return that favor! Empower yourself to LISTEN with the intent to UNDERSTAND and LOVE your spouse the way that they need you to!
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