“To know when to go away and when to come closer is the key to any lasting relationship. ” ~Doménico Cieri Estrada
Although the thought of romance is appealing, it is not always easy. Relationships are like anything else good in life, they take work. Everything is all glitz and glamour in the beginning, but as you get to know one another that can slowly change. Not to say people don’t care about each other it’s just that each person have found pet peeves in each other. I did some research on relationships on WebMd to see what are some common problems and how to solve them….
- Make time to speak with each other
- Go in public if you know you are unable to communicate in an adult manner
- Set rules (ex. no yelling) before you speak
- Always listen to each other
- Change your lifestyle if it isn’t within your budget
- Create a budget and delegate specific financial responsibilities to each other
- Be honest about spending and do not blame on each other
- Evaluate each other’s wants and desires and plan for it
- See a therapist
- Be spontaneous
- Be on consistent, on time, and fair
- Do what you say you will but do not overeact when things go wrong
- Be aware of each other’s feelings
- Call to say you are running late
- Plan date night with each other
- Respect each other
- Bring back old times by doing things you did in the beginning of your relationship
Chocolate Covered Strawberries Recipe
2 pounds strawberries
12 ounces of your favorite chocolate
(semisweet, milk, dark)
6 ounces white chocolate (optional)
1. Strawberries need to be at room temperature. Wash and dry strawberries. It is important that strawberries are totally dry.
2. Line a cookie sheet with waxed paper.
3. Melt chocolate in the top of a double boiler or in the microwave.
4. Hold onto stem of a strawberry. Dip strawberry into the melted chocolate. Swirl to coat all sides of the strawberry. Hold strawberry above melted chocolate. Swirl and shake to remove excess chocolate.
5. Lay strawberry on the waxed paper. Repeat with all of the strawberries.
6. If desired – Melt white chocolate in the top of a double boiler or in the microwave. Dip a fork into the melted white chocolate. Swirl onto the chocolate strawberries to make a swirly design on both sides of each strawberry.
7. Keep strawberries at room temperature. They should be served within 8 hours. Store any leftovers in the refrigerator. Leftovers can be eaten the next day, but the chocolate will start to separate from the strawberries after being cooled.