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He Set The Bar High An Elaborate Marriage Proposal That Took 17 Months To Organize! New Video

Levy started his proposal piggy bank at the age of 12. Seventeen months ago he met a girl from Michigan State at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. They crossed paths two other times, and...
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This proposal almost had me in tears! Very romantic, and well-planned. I think this kind of planning going into the proposal shows a level of commitment that is immense, even before the actual wedding ceremony. Very inspiring! 

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Human brains are hardwired for empathy, friendship

Human brains are hardwired for empathy, friendship | Staying Together | Scoop.it
Perhaps one of the most defining features of humanity is our capacity for empathy -- the ability to put ourselves in others' shoes.

Via Cathryn Wellner
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Fascinating research that tells us that we are biologically wired to be empathetic. Our brains identify with those that we feel empathy with them. Thus proving the words of Jesus, "love your neighbour as yourself."

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Six Words You Should Say Today

Six Words You Should Say Today | Staying Together | Scoop.it
Very rarely does one sentence have immediate impact on me. Very rarely does one sentence change the way I interact with my family. But this one did. It was not from Henry Thoreau or some renowned c...
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Six words you can say to anyone you love ... to let them know you love them. 

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Dogs, cats can teach us about how to commit to a relationship - Baltimore Post-Examiner

Dogs, cats can teach us about how to commit to a relationship - Baltimore Post-Examiner | Staying Together | Scoop.it
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Dogs, cats can teach us about how to commit to a relationship
Baltimore Post-Examiner
We can make commitments if we believe that our offering of love will be met with acceptance, appreciation and enthusiasm.
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The Real Love Stories... and Why There Really Are No Blurred Lines

The Real Love Stories... and Why There Really Are No Blurred Lines | Staying Together | Scoop.it
It was the music pumping through the speakers at the optometrist's that made me see you clearly for who you are.

The lyrics kept thrumming loud when I was standing there with my thick glasses, waiting for the receptionist.
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There are no "blurred lines" in real love ... instead a love is "carved, not found. Beautiful post. 

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Second Marriage Guide: How To Stay Together

Second Marriage Guide: How To Stay Together | Staying Together | Scoop.it
Here are ten very useful tips for keeping your marriage together, in spite of the challenges. This gives some honest down-to-earth, based on experience, and offers hope.
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I wrote this article from my own experience as a person entering  a second marriage. Some practical advice on making it work. 

 

One tip: say "I love you" at least once  a day! 

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Neil Rosenthal: Romance can fail if a partner doesn't feel worthy of love - Denver Post

Neil Rosenthal: Romance can fail if a partner doesn't feel worthy of love - Denver Post | Staying Together | Scoop.it

Neil Rosenthal: Romance can fail if a partner doesn't feel worthy of love

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Brilliant write! If a peson does not feel worthy of the love they are being given, they will eventually sabotage that love. 

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Thanks For A Good Man ...

Thanks For A Good Man ... | Staying Together | Scoop.it
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A tribute to my husband. I thank God that I could marry a good man ... not perfect, but good! 

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