“Storytelling is one way couples bond when a relationship is young. But between long-term partners, the conversation often becomes mundane. Psychologists say it is important to keep telling and listening to each other’s stories,” according to a 7/4/2016 Wall Street Journal article by Elizabeth Bernstein.
So true. Also true – your stories can be told aloud or in a guided journal: What I Love About You and The Book of Us for love stories and appreciation; or Picture of Me and The Book of Myself for stories about you that maybe you’ve never told.
Wall Street Journal article: Why Good Storytellers are Happier in Life and in Love
Force yourself to pick a side on these statements from Picture of Me: Who I Am in 221 Questions…
Only thin women should wear bikinis. T/F
People should try their best to fit in and act normal. T/F
Online socializing counts as human interaction. T/F
I’m going to Heaven when I die. T/F
Chewing gum makes you look stupid. T/F
Men and women act differently due to biology, not upbringing. T/F
Love at first sight is usually 99% lust. T/F
English Literature is a useful college major. T/F
Everything happens for a reason. T/F
This is a great book. T/F (Just kidding – that’s not really in there, but you should get hold of a copy so you can see the other questions.)
Picture of Me