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Wedding Day Perfume!

No wedding day look is complete without a beautiful fragrance to compliment the beautiful bride! We’re not talking about your “I wear this every day” perfume! It’s your wedding day after all, so why not splurge and buy a bottle of something special?! Here’s a couple of ways to incorporate your special perfume into your

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5 Keys to Keeping the “Moneymoon” Alive

1. Create a Budget You Can Both Live With 35% Housing 20% Transportation 15% Debt 20% Other Expenses 10% Savings   2. Learn the Debt Dos and Dont’s *DO break your bad debt habits. The average American consumer carries four credit cards and 6,500 in credit card debt. Starting a new marriage with a huge debt

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Ask Chaplain Royal

ASK CHAPLAIN ROYAL… I have received a couple of emails asking, “What is a divorce ceremony?”  That is a good question, especially since we have not experienced many of them, here in the Mid-West. Coming together to form a union of love, trust and relationship involves more than just two people.  It also involves their

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Physical Touch

Are you connecting by touch, enough.  Healthy relationships have all forms of physical touch.  And that touch is not always under the covers!   Physical Touch to some, is a very important aspect of the relationship.  It is about holding hands, snuggling on the sofa, piggy back rides, back pats, arm rubs, and…  We know

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Quality Time

Are you spending enough time together?  I don’t mean being in the same house or same room.  I don’t even mean sitting on the same sofa!  Are you fully present for your loved one when they need you?  That means no phones, no texting, no TV, no computers, no games…  It IS about eye contact,

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Receiving Gifts

Gifting may not seem important to you, perhaps to the one who is most significant to you, it is.  We are not talking about gifts of cars, vacations and high expense.  They are meaningful and thoughtful gifts, that are not given away on a schedule.  Perhaps they are family heirlooms, trinkets, collectible nick-knacks, books, pens, posters, scarves,

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Acts of Service

Are you “present” for your loved one or partner?  Do you take it upon yourself to help with tasks, chores and their “to do lists” without asking?  Dr. Gary Chapman shares 5 traits that many of us need (varying degrees) and acts of services are important to many people. Mowing lawn, clearing snow, raking leaves,

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Words of Encouragement

Do you use words of encouragement in your relationship?  Dr. Gary Chapman shares 5 traits that many of us need (varying degrees) and words of encouragement are important to many people. Think about a goal, dream, or accomplishment that spouse or loved one is putting off because they don’t feel adequate or that they have

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Relationships

Dana Shapiro wrote “There’s no such thing as a Noel Coward divorce. You know, that sort of amicable, happy-go-lucky divorce where everybody’s interested in pursuing their own interests and whatever maliciousness there is sort of clever and beautifully executed. It’s not like that at all. I don’t care how much you might have loved the

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Compassion

A woman was waiting at an airport one night, with several long hours before her flight. She hunted for a book in the airport shops, bought a bag of cookies and found a place to drop. She was engrossed in her book but happened to see, that the man sitting beside her, as bold as

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