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Marriage Monday: Steal a Kiss Now and Then!

Last week on Facebook I posted that I was behind a young couple in a car that stole a kiss when we stopped at a stoplight. It made me laugh so much. I remember the days.

What I actually put on Facebook was that I remember one particular time that Troy and I -- we were discussing that it was our TWO MONTH wedding anniversary! Whew! Where had the time gone??? We stopped at a red light, I stole a kiss, then looked up to see a lady from church and her elementary daughter in the car in front of us thoroughly enjoying the show.

It also made me long to live in the same town as my husband again. Remember how I posted that the little annoying things aren't so annoying when you only live together 36 hours a week? Well, you also try to fall in love again like you did 18-20 years ago.

Resolve to hold hands a little more. Kiss at stoplights a little more. Make out in the kitchen. My daughter will tell you we already do this far too much for her liking. She told me that she has a friend that covers her eyes when the parents kiss each other -- just a peck. Ashley told friend, "That's nothing. You should see what my parents do in the kitchen." Making it sound as if we were doing this:
When in reality it's more like this:
I'm totally cracking myself up with the pictures.

Of course there is so much more to a marriage than these things, but I think back to 20 years ago when I physically NEEDED him next to me at all times. So much that I would sit through that blowing up movie... Now, I just bring a book to the blowing up movie. We're both happy.

Take a little extra time to smooch your sweetie. When he's headed to work. When he comes home from work. As you tuck in at night. While the spaghetti is boiling. And... at stop lights.

5 comments:

Warren Baldwin said...

Good post.

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Roxanne said...

While standing in line at the Blue and Gold banquet awaiting our turn on Friday, I was close enough to Tony for the firs time all day (when one of us was not in a hurry OR driving a car) to actually hug him. I stretched my arms around his neck, then a turned so I was in front of him, and his hands were on my waist. . .when Victoria said in a rather embarrassed and conspiratorial, "Umm, we're in PUBLIC you know."

Happily Ever After Again said...

my two year anniversary is tomorrow and so far we steal kisses everywhere. lol, in fact, i find myself embarrassed because he is so affectionate in public places and around my family!!
found you through marriage mondays. :)

daddyO and honey said...

Soaked up this message for our 31 yr. old marriage and sent it to both of our girls (both are married)...love your thoughts and humor. peace my friend!

Julie@comehaveapeace said...

The busier life gets, the more we need this reminder. I'm not making spaghetti tonight, but I'll remember to steal a kiss while the rice is cooking. ;)

Thanks for sharing this on Marriage Mondays this week.

Blessings on your oneness,
Julie@comehaveapeace

 
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