In cases like that, you need to make a concerted effort to have a few minutes a day just for you and your spouse. You absolutely must have at least a few minutes of alone time where you can connect. This makes your marriage a priority and gives it the preventive maintenance it needs. There will be plenty of time for some of those other activities in your other seasons of life. You can go to school later, but your child won't be a toddler bouncing on your knee for very long.

Originally posted January 23, 2007



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