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Preparing to be an Empty Nester

Jan 01, 1970 / General     

It happens a lot... after the kids go off to college. Mom and Dad wake up the next day, sit down at the breakfast table, and wonder who the person is they are looking at. Reality strikes. They realize they don't even know each other anymore. Somewhere over the last few years, they've gotten so involved in their children's lives that they forgot about each other. Well, the best way to prepare to be an empty nester is to pay attention to your marriage today. That means, making your spouse a top priority, spending time together, going on dates. The secret to lasting love is understanding the five levels of intimacy.



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Mark Merrill

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