How To Love Action Plan
February 2, 2014
I started this action plan with an open mind, based on my finding from my needs assessment, I
have decided I need to reevaluate my roll in my marriage. I realized I am not truly meeting the needs
of my husband. We live your a typical married life, go to work, come home, raise three kids, we have
fallen very comfortable in this routine. With our busy schedules there is not much time for us to
explore each other or challenge each other the way we did when we were fist married. I have come up
with a plan to bring the life back into my marriage.
Week one, the fist step in this plan is taking physical care of myself and others. I care and tend
to five people including myself on a daily basis. I try very hard to meet the needs of my children first.
Of course three children are very demanding of my time and attention, most days are a struggle just to
get them dressed, fed, and out the door to school. When they get home from school we have home-
work, dinner, showers, pack lunches, do laundry, then bed. Its very exhausting. I'm lucky if I get to
use the restroom in peace, lets be honest what moms get to pee alone? If I am real lucky I might get a
five minute shower that is uninterrupted where I can wash all the shampoo out of my hair. I find
myself skipping my own needs and the needs of my husband to tend to our children. This has caused
damage in my marriage. I need to put aside time each and every night for husband and myself. No
matter what, even if it just to sit down and ask my husband about his day, or to rub his feet. I feel this
would be a beginning to attending everyone's needs in my house.
The second week is learning to be more verbal with my husband without yelling or making him
feel bad. I need to let my husband know how I'm feeling and what I need without making him feel like
hes my child. I tend to talk down to my...