My favorite thing ever is this bluetooth speaker that I pretty much use around the house all day long. The positive side of electronics is they make our lives easier and they’re nice to have. But there’s no better time to give it a try than during your engagement!I always loved when John attempted to get me a clothing item, because not only was it something I knew he liked, but it was also so incredibly sweet imagining him in the clothing section (which he hates, mind you! Engagement is a great time to connect spiritually in preparation for marriage.Overfunctioning is doing more than your fair share and stepping up to rescue a man because you know you can do a better job.
Here are some fun favorites we’ve had over the years: I went through a stage where I was really into pearls.
In fact, pearls were actually part of our wedding theme when we got married (even though I hear they’re considered “bad luck” in other countries…oops…good thing we don’t believe in luck).
Rather than talking about the relationship or threatening him with ultimatums, you can continue to keep your options open by .
This way, you keep your class, your power, your boundaries, and he has to work to get you!
But if you’re somewhere in the middle and have been dating for around 3 months -12 months, here are some suggestions to help get you thinking: Truth be told, John and I spent a lot of time playing games in our dating days.
They are a great way to spend time together, get to know each other, and have fun in a light-hearted environment.But the more we think about it and talk about it, the more we push a man away.When you can think of it in these terms, it’s easier to keep your options open and keep your personal power in the relationship.It was a significant moment in our friendship because that’s when I realized he was really listening to everything I had been saying and making it a point to remember my likes and interests. You don’t have to be an eloquent writer for this to be really meaningful to someone.I have a pile of notes and cards that John and I gave each other through the years – from our early days of friendship all the way to today. When it comes to dating, some people really stress out about gift-giving.Yes, this sounds unfair, and yet, who pays is often the difference in his mind between friends hanging out together and a “date.”If a man complains about paying for everything, let him know you don’t care what you do, you feel great being with him, and you don’t want to pay. In my newsletter, I explain exactly why overfunctioning triggers a negative response in a man, and what to do to stop doing so much and instead get more love and more affection from your man by doing LESS.