This is a great post by DragonFly and so needed in marriage. Abraham Lincoln’s wife being so needing and jealous is a great example of what not to be as a wife.
While husbands and wives definitely need to talk,have sex and give each other quality time – that does not mean we have be spending every moment staring into each other’s eyes or talking or even having sex.
We and we should be able to have our friends(both husbands and wives) – I think this makes it better when we do come back together for quality time.
Something I deeply treasure in our marriage is the time we spend together. Whatever season we’re in, whether there is ample amount of time, or barely enough time to reconnect, I truly do value that sense of togetherness.
When we were dating and in college, some of our mutual friends joked that we were attached at the hip, they said they never saw us by ourselves – we went everywhere together, did everything as a couple, and tried to see each other as much as humanly possible.
When we were first married, I heard the term co-dependent and worried that we’d fallen into that relational category because of how much we loved to spend time together.
Co-Dependent -a psychological condition or a relationship in which a person is controlled or manipulated by another who is affected with a pathological condition (as an addiction to alcohol or heroin); broadly: dependence…
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