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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Day 2-Love is kind

THE DARE:
"In addtion to saying nothing negative to your spouse again today, do at least one unexpected gesture as an act of kindness."

Thank goodness! I get a chance to redeem myself from yesterday.

First off, I didn't say ONE negative thing. Not one! No thinking out loud about life, no exhausting thoughts on our finances, just plain positive!

Woot woot!!

Now on to this act of kindness. I didn't want to spend any money. Hubs is like the money police right now, and wouldn't have appreciated a gift or anything he would have seen a price tag on. At first I was stumped.

Then I decided to keep it simple.
I simply tried very hard to beat him to all of the tasks around here. He's always so helpful. Especially right now, because business is so slow. He's home a little more than usual. I know he feels pressured to try and pitch in. Yesterday he helped me clean out closets for God's sake! He's a dream when it comes to helping with the kids, and household stuff, and I appreciate everything he tries to do to give me relief.

I just did what I do, and what I knew he would try to do without saying anything. I gracefully tried to have it done before he could even think about doing it. It lent to a very peaceful day. Later, he ended up getting called to a job (thank God), so the rest of day proceeded as usual.

Tonight I baked him a cake. Since this gesture can easily be mistaken as something I did for the kids, I decided to pull one more trick out of my bag.

Sexual favors. That's right, you heard me!

Today I think I managed to be kind and unexpected. check.
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***If you want to read why I'm taking THE LOVE DARE, go HERE.

Take The Dare!
Grab this button and comment with a link back to you.
I'd love to hear your stories!


P.S.
I'm joining Mamarazzi in what she hopes will be a bloggy revolution! Enable those emails already! :)
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8 Comments:

At January 18, 2011 at 9:33 PM , Blogger Sara said...

Girl!! You are hilarious!! And, um, I think your "money saving" gift idea will be very appreciated, LOL.

 
At January 18, 2011 at 9:44 PM , Blogger Momma-of-5 said...

Wow! I've seen the movie and heard of the book, but haven't actually known someone who's tried. I'll definitely be back to see how your journey goes. After 13 years of marraige and 5 kids, I should probably be doing this myself!

Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my blog!

 
At January 18, 2011 at 10:02 PM , Blogger Mamarazzi said...

you make me laugh...thanks for commenting on my blog and for joining the revolution!! i always follow people who comment back to their blogs to leave a little love but i also like to reply via email.

 
At January 18, 2011 at 10:24 PM , Blogger Tiffany said...

What a great idea for your unexpected gift! The cake and ahem the other. lol.
Sounds like you're doing good so far and you were able to redeem day 1's mess ups with being able to not say anything negative again. Now you've got me wanting to see what I did on that day.
I like that Button for Mamarazzi. Cute!

 
At January 18, 2011 at 10:52 PM , Blogger Mandy said...

You've got me wanting to try this one again. I only made it to Day 3 last year when I tried it and he made me so irritated that I put it away for another time! In the meantime, I'll enjoy reading about your experience.

 
At January 18, 2011 at 10:55 PM , Blogger Katina said...

Love it! Sexual favors always make the hubby's day/night or whateva for that matter! Boom chia waa waa!

 
At January 18, 2011 at 11:36 PM , Blogger Lourie said...

Hmmm....the Love Dare....I will have to check it out.

 
At January 21, 2011 at 10:21 AM , Blogger Sami said...

I have been thinking about doing this ever since I saw the movie. I watch the movie often, and as soon as it's over, I feel all fired up to do it, and then life happens.
I'm thinking I may do it a little closer to my anniversary, as a special gift for my husband.
Thanks for the inspiration!

 

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