In one experiment, Aron and his colleagues bound couples together at the wrists and ankles, then challenged them to push a foam roller with their heads while racing the clock (and laughing like kids at an amusement park).A control group of couples were given a humdrum task.
[Tweet This] Stand up when she leaves the table, open the car door, walk on the street side of the walkway, help her on with her jacket, run to the car for her umbrella… Women who hear their husband tell them they’re beautiful become more beautiful. There are only 168 hours in each week – the number never varies.
Men who tell their wives they’re beautiful believe it with more conviction every time the words leave their lips. The amount of time we offer our relationships can appear like a vote as to how much we value the people we say we love.
If you haven’t done something to demonstrate how special she is in the past four hours, then you’ve already waited too long.
This is not a high budget item; it’s high consideration item.
Every week, he and his wife try to weave a new activity into their schedule’paddling a canoe, maybe, or attending a lecture. After close to two hours of talking and exploring, we stumbled on a gem of a restaurant.