25 Lessons from 25 Years of Marriage, pt 7

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series 25 Lessons from 25 Years of Marriage

25 Lessons from 25 Years of Marriage, pt 7

accepting-compliments

SERIES NOTE:  Since one of the most read posts I’ve published was about how Theresa and I stayed married for 25 years so far, here’s a series of 25 lessons I’ve learned in that 25 years!  I’ll be posting twice weekly – Mondays and Wednesdays – with this series.  And Fridays will be something fun/different.

12. Keep your word even if it’s not fun.

My wife really appreciates a well-made bed.  My view on made beds is… different.  Basically I could care less about made beds EXCEPT in a rented room (then it better be immaculate!).

So a number of years ago after nearly always leaving that task to her, I finally switched my thinking.  I still don’t much care if it’s made or not, but I care that she does care.  I promised that if I was second out of bed I would be the one to make our bed to her standard.  I still struggle with getting it done as consistently as I’d like, but my point is this…

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