Thursday, August 14, 2014

Great Gifts for Couples

Looking for a thoughtful gift for a special couple? Want to find a way to celebrate and enhance their relationship. Here are 5 suggestions of gifts for couples … newly married, having a special anniversary or “just because”.

Gifts for Couples

A Gratitude Journal. Recognizing and feeling grateful for each other and for the relationship is a wonderful way to build up an emotional bank account and is a wonderful gift for a couple. A leather journal with a pen and candle would be a wonderful way to encourage the couple to focus on what it good and right about their relationship.

Something for a Holiday Tradition.
Rituals are important in cementing a relationship. Choosing a gifts for a couples with a special saying or photo of the couple in an ornament for a Christmas tree, a crèche set, a menorah … something special that will remind the couple every year of their history together.

Date Night Escape.
Consider what your budget will allow and choose what would be the best gift for a couple. Anything from an overnight getaway with hotel and restaurant arrangements to a basket of things to use for a date night at home would be a nice choice.

The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate
There are a lot of good books for couples. One of our favorites is Gary Chapman’s The Five Love Languages. In this book, Chapman helps couples identify their own language of love and how they can best show love to their partner.

Experiences bring opportunities for couples to grow and learn together. New experiences increase serotonin, that brain chemical that keeps interest alive.

Couples Counseling of
Counseling Relationships

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Tip of the Week

Make sure to spend as much time with your spouse and family as you do with all of your hobbies.