I’m not sure how much Becky does this, but from time to time I’ll stumble across articles about marriage and family that peak my interest, cause me to reflect, and help me see a different way of thinking.
This article I read today was worth sharing and is something I may try to incorporate into our weekly family council.
Here’s the full article so I don’t forget it:
Every Sunday Husband and I walk. We talk about lots of things, mostly our faith, our family, and things we are grateful for. But we always ask each other the same five questions:
1. How did you feel loved this past week?
2. What does your upcoming week look like?
3. How would you feel most loved & encouraged in the days ahead?
4. How would you best feel pursued in sex / intimacy this week?
5. How can I pray for you this week?
During our first two years of marriage Tim and I struggled to feel loved by one another simply because we didn’t know how to communicate our needs. As a result, these questions were born. They usually take us no longer than 20 minutes to answer, and have honestly made all the difference in the way we love and serve one another throughout the week.
Over the years, Tim and I have enjoyed seeing the impact these questions have had on others. We encourage you to give them a chance, at least for a month and see if they’re for you. While we can’t make any promises, our guess is that they’ll help restore unity and romance in your marriage.
I’m not sure how excited Beck will be to ask/answer these questions, but I guess we’ll see.