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Sandlewood Manor - How Is Your Tone?

Sandlewood Manor - How Is Your Tone?

The blog above was Shawn and me in a nutshell.  Dr. Emerson writes about men speaking in blue and women speaking in pink.  Shawn spoke and heard in blue and I spoke and heard in pink.  Shawn is very direct, and he likes to be very “emphatic” about what he is saying.  I like to speak loudly with a variety of facial movements and hand gestures.  I say it is “speaking Italian” …

Sandlewood Manor The 'In Love' Illusion

Sandlewood Manor The 'In Love' Illusion

Lauren and I really enjoy the blogs from the 5 Love Languages website and found The ‘In-Love Illusion is Temporary’ post eye opening.  What struck us most about this post is the average life span of the “in-love” feeling and emotional high.  Two years?  This means, with the average engagement period of 14 months, that the “in-love” high could wear off within the first year of marriage!  This is scary if your relationship is based on emotional love rather than a deep, unconditional, selfless love.  Is your relationship based on how he/she makes you feel…