Oh yes, get away to your vineyard, reserve it for a private party, for your very own needs, a selfishly sublime moment where your desires are utmost, and you set the table with your favorite delicacies, and invite your lover to partake — on your terms!
I’ve noticed that no matter how often I go to Walmart, or how recently I may have gone, I always manage to spend the same amount. So, I have developed a super sneaky strategy that makes me ecstatically happy. I just stretch out my visits to that mega store. I refuse to go to Walmart more than once a month if at all possible.
Create a work of art, an expression of your innermost longings and desires, spoken wordlessly to your mate, the one person you can be completely unmasked and intimate with, the other half of your ‘one flesh’.
It’s not that he’s stupid. . . he’s just different. . . and the years have changed both of you. . . and you might need to develop new strategies to connect with each other and express your love to each other.
I know I’m dating myself here, but if you’d like to join in and sing along you can betray your age, too! . . . Do you remember the old Peter Paul candy bar commercial jingle, “Almond Joy’s got nuts. Mounds don’t. Because. . . sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don’t”!
Even after my pre-occupation with profit and loss, and my balancing act with balance sheets, with a resulting depreciation of my patience lately — he has a soft answer! It reminds me of how sweet and supportive he has always been to me through all my labors!!