Don’t wanna close my eyes, I don’t wanna fall asleep cause I’d miss you baby and I don’t wanna miss a thing.Tell me that wouldn’t win you over if someone sang that to you or wrote it in a letter. You know it’s true. Here’s the great thing about love. That romantic, ooey-gooey, emotional, I might throw up if I look at you cuz you make me nervous kind of love is wonderful. And terrific. And fantastic. But somewhere along the way, it typically dissipates and in some sad cases, goes away altogether. Why? I’ll tell you why. It does because we stop working at it. We stop bringing flowers. We stop telling our spouses how beautiful or handsome they are. We stop putting them above all other earthly relationships. Even our children. Tis true. Think about it. When you were dating your spouse, you couldn’t get enough of each other. You wanted to be together as often as possible and even risked, yay oftentimes lost, friendships because of that. Presents were purchased. Kind words were said. Gentle touches were given. And love was in the air. Ever been that in love? I have. Still am, actually, except that I’m okay with going to sleep at night because well, I like my bed and this momma needs her 7.5 hours each night. I’m just sayin’. Do you need to do something in your marriage to spice things up? I think it just might be time.
This Aerosmith song came on XM radio today. As that first line was sung, I thought to myself, “Self, that is some good lyrics.” I just love some good ole romance. In fact the chorus of this song says something even sweeter: