Sometimes we forget to love. Not in the sense that we don’t have the emotional feeling, but rather we forget to tell someone why we love them.
Whether it be a spouse, partner, relative, friend, or child, the very act of loving someone can become stale.
We might say I Love You a thousand times a day and of course we express our love in a myriad of non-verbal ways: caring for home and health and school and work needs, volunteering, attending an activity, cheering an event, listening to troubles, showering hugs and kisses. These are all important and vital expressions of love.
But do we ever stop to remember WHY we love someone?
Take a moment to think a little deeper, perhaps love a little more. Focus on the reasons you fell in love with your spouse or partner. Consider the benefits your extended family and close friends bring to your life. And of course, if you have a child or children, realize the amazing beauty in their very existence.
Everyone is worthy of love and deserves to be appreciated.
Tell someone why you love them. Let them know the reason they hold a special piece of your heart. Remind them – and yourself – of their value. If speaking the words is difficult, write them. The sentiment does not have to be flowery or poetic, it just needs to be genuine. A simple card or note works. Or if you like to make it a gift, some ideas are below.
Love with joy. Love with purpose. Love and be loved.
Knock Knock What I Love About You Fill In The Love Journal – simple yet sweet, this book works for anyone but there are specific versions, too: mom, dad, crush, us, bestie.
52 Simple Reasons Why I Love You – Why I Love You prompts are easy and fun to fill in.
Why I Love You: A Journal Of Us – Fun prompts for documenting your own unique love story.
Letters To My Love: Write Now. Read Later. Treasure Forever. – An Oprah’s Favorite Things Pick 2015 and an awesome keepsake for any couple!
I Love You Because – Wall Hanging Memo Board – Simple yet beautiful way to remind someone of your love every day.
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~Inspired ME, Joyful BE