I believe all of us want to be liked by others, would like others to think well of us. Some of us go to great links to be found attractive by others. A lot of money is spent on gym memberships, beauty & cosmetics, personal trainers and coaches. All in an effort to be found desirable by other people.
And I'm not suggesting that any of that is wrong or somehow a bad idea. It's just that rarely when you see a fall out in a marriage or relationship, it wasn't because the other person wasn't physically strong enough. Or they had become less attractive. No usually the things that damage our marriages and friendships have to do with things money can't buy.
Like being faithful. Or keeping a confidence. Maybe we became more self focused & absorbed and stopped caring about what our spouse needed. We justified on putting ourselves first for a change. We just grew apart, because we stopped wanting to be together. Why does this happen?
Solomon said the man who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the Lord. Good in that we are no longer alone. Good in that we have a partner to walk thru the joys and sorrows of life with. Good in that we find someone who loves us and wants the best for us. The Lord's favor, or goodness, is on the man or woman who finds a partner to share life with. I'm so very grateful for my wife of 38 years now. Her constant encouragement and love for me, for our family, towards her friends and team mates and kids in her world.
We spend a lot of time thinking about what we like to see in others. How much time and thought do we put into being the type of person others find attractive. It's just our looks, strength or money? Or does it take more that those to have a meaningful and intimate marriage? An awesome friendship?
Join me Sunday as we discover 3 Choices we can make to be a More Attractive Mate.
See Ya Sunday Friend!
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