Category: Love

Exhaling the Past

“It takes more effort to stay mad at someone than it does to forgive” - Anonymous ~~~ Last month, I wrote a post about the importance of letting go of pride and apologizing to someone you love when their feelings are hurt. However, what if you are the one whose feelings are hurt? Sometimes it’s ...

Phone Free Friday

"Phone batteries last longer than relationships these days." - Annoymous ~~~ This past weekend, Rocket and I caught up with friends we hadn’t seen in a while over Lebanese, Afghan, and Thai cuisine (all in one weekend)! It was great to spend time with friends after such a long time, as well as eat some ...

 I’m Sorry

 "I love you. I knew it the minute I met you. I'm sorry it took so long for me to catch up. I just got stuck." –  Silver Linings Playbook ~~~ Recently, while driving home on Sheikh Zayed Road (the main highway in Dubai), I heard a radio host discuss how hard it is to ...

Surviving Long Distance – Why it’s really not that bad

“Distance means so little when someone means so much.” - Unknown, Internet When Rocket and I talk about how we met (Our Story), most people are shocked that the entirety of our relationship before marriage was long distance. We didn’t live in the same city until after we said, “I do!” I’m not surprised some ...

A Guarded Heart?

“As a married couple you will be sharing your lives together which means sharing your heart.” - When calls the heart ~~~ Have you ever been dating someone and wondered when was the right time to let your guard down and open up? Recently a friend of ours asked the very same question. When is ...

What Are Your Intentions?

 "All right, Sparky, here's the deal. If you wanna court the little lady, you gotta be a straight shooter. Do ya got it?.... Tell her the TRUTH!” - Genie, Aladdin ~~~ 3 weeks ago I wrote about a conversation Rocket and I had with friends over breakfast (read it here). We started discussing relationships and ...

How To Not Compromise

“To infinity and beyond!” - Toy Story ~~~~ Despite feeling under the weather, this past week I was excited to schedule our vacation trips for this year. As we start to plan our trips, I was reminded of this article originally published September 18, 2017. Thinking of each other first has helped us plan future ...