I’m reading a lot of books at the moment, and one that I have on the go is a book about relationships. It’s specifically aimed at husbands and wives and was given to me by my Father in Law for Christmas just gone, probably in preparation for married life. Anyone who knows me know that I’m not a lovey-dovey person. I don’t like PDAs and I’m always cautious of being sickeningly romantic- especially in front of others, and especially especially especially if they’re single. I mean, soppy romance is just the British definition of awkward, is it not?
That is not to say that I don’t show my love for my wife. I married her, didn’t I?! But I do try to show my love for her in other ways as well. I understand that words are important, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that I do everything I can or say everything that I could say at all times. One question that the book raises is how to answer awkward questions put to you by your spouse, such as “Do I look fat in this?”
Megan has never asked me that sort of question, but we have had serious conversations about things that I “should have said” in a particular situation! (I hope she doesn’t mind me sharing that on here!). But from starting to read about relationships, and from starting in my young, married life, I have noticed a few things;
I have a lot to learn, but I think I’m starting to… very slowly.
Dean is a Minister in the Anglican Church. Currently he is Curate in the parishes of Bedwas, Machen, Michaelston-y-Fedw and Rudry in South Wales. He was born and bred in Wales, is married to Megan, and has two dogs called Taliesin and Melyn, and two cats named Sinsir and Hâf. He graduated from Cardiff University with a BA Hons. in Theology & Religious Studies, and has studied for an MA in Theology, Ministry & Mission at Trinity College Bristol. He also holds a Cert.RSCM from the Royal School of Church Music. He loves playing music, walking, reading, blogging and horse riding as well as going to the cinema and theatre.
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