Generosity – a virtuous cycle

Generosity – a virtuous cycle by Paul and Lori Byerly We all know about vicious cycles, where negative things create a feedback loop that causes things to get worse and worse. In marriage, selfishness can start a vicious cycle that causes the couple to…

Romance at a Glance

Romance at a Glance Click the links below to jump to a topic. Romantic IdeasEspecially for HimEspecially for HerGift IdeasGift PresentationDate IdeasAnniversary IdeasValentine’s Day IdeasChristmas IdeasRomantic Quotes“I love you” in other languages Resources Romantic Ideas Carve your initials in a tree in your yard….

How to Express Love

HOW TO EXPRESS LOVE Lori Byerly One of the critical things to develop in a marriage is a sense of emotional safety and security in the relationship. A good way of doing this is by frequently expressing love in tangible ways. Here are some…

Love Coupons

LOVE COUPONS Coupons are in doc (2003-2007 compatible) and PDF forms. You can open the doc files and type what you want (there’s a text box in each coupon) or print the PDF and write what you want. (You may need to right-click to…

I Love You Because …

I LOVE MY SPOUSE BECAUSE … Members of The Marriage Bed e-mail list Years ago a suggestion was made by a member of the e-mail discussion list (now the TMB message boards) that folks should share publicly why they loved their husband or wife….

Anniversary Gifts

Anniversary Gifts Traditional Wedding Gifts paper cotton leather linen or silk wood iron wool or copper bronze pottery or china tin or aluminum steel silk lace ivory crystal china silver pearl coral ruby sapphire gold emerald diamond diamond 1 2 3 4 5 6…