Intimacy

There is just something about
that level of intimacy we reach
when we hold hands while sleeping…
When you have the urge to give your lover soft kisses on body parts closest to you just because they stirred a little in their sleep…
That level of intimacy where your body naturally searches for them in the midst of your drowse because the warmth of their skin feels like home.
Sex isn’t even a necessary part of the equation. This level of intimacy is deeper than physical.
It’s like our souls fell in love during our slumber and snuck out as we slept to connect a bit deeper

Love Talks: Bond

Jerry and Heather met in college with Jerry laying eyes on Heather first at a fraternity picnic. He was admittedly hesitant to approach Heather because she seemed different from the other girls he had seen on campus. Heather, with a sweater draped around her shoulder, had no idea Jerry was digging both her and her classy style. They were later introduced by a mutual friend at a party at the International Ballroom. Upon meeting him, Heather was equally impressed by Jerry’s style and confidence. Dressed to impress in a suit, he walked up to her and said, “Hi, I am Jerry Boone!” They exchanged numbers and the rest was history.  Almost eighteen years later and a beautiful baby girl to boot, this couple’s bond is tighter than ever.

When did you know that you loved your spouse?

Jerry: “Right around the time my old man started getting sick she was always just there. I could have gotten help from friends but didn’t need to because she was just there. That’s when I knew, around that time.”

Heather: “I don’t know. It was just weird. We were always around each other so I can’t just say exactly when. Like he said, his dad was getting sick so we were coming to Houston a lot. My dad was also sick so we had that connection.”  Continue reading “Love Talks: Bond”

Love Talks: Home 

Jamaal and Brandy Boone met in the dormitory of Anderson Hall during their freshman year of college and have now been together 17 years! According to Brandy, Jamaal was standing in the lobby staring at her. He says he was doing no such thing but told her his name when she approached him nonetheless. Every time the two saw each other after that encounter she’d make sure to say, “Heyyy Jamaal!” Their mutual love of watching WWE led to them eventually falling in love. Over the years their palpable bond, genuine friendship and commitment to family set the strong foundation needed to withstand the usual ups and downs of marriage. For this couple, there is nothing better than family.

When did you know that you loved your spouse?

Brandy: “There is no specific time that I can pinpoint but what made me say for the rest of my life this is who I want to be with was the fact the we liked the same things and we did the same things. When we were around each other we always had fun just doing nothing together. We use to go play uno together, watch wrestling together, all that stuff. We had a lot in common so I was like, ‘Yep, I can be with him for the rest of my life.’”

Jamaal: “I don’t know the exact point but I know that I loved her wayyyyy sooner than she loved me. My thing was, I’m just not Continue reading “Love Talks: Home “