In Love? How to Count Your Blessings…

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Can you think of at least 30 things that you love about the love of your life?

That’s great if you can, but don’t worry if you can’t right this instant.

Here are some ideas to get your mind flowing with memories of things that you enjoy about your partner. If some of these don’t quite fit for your fellow or gal, just use these as a springboard for your own ideas to emerge about what you do love about your partner.

It’s very important for each person in a couple to recognize what is special about the other and then to express appreciation to each other for those special qualities, those blessings in your life. Regularly expressing appreciation for your partner can be a great relationship-booster through the years.

Here are over 30 qualities that a partner may love and appreciate about their soul-mate. See if any of these are qualities in your partner too, and keep thinking about other things you appreciate about your special person.

“I love their…”

  1. Smile
  2. Sense of humor
  3. intelligence
  4. Strength
  5. Athleticism
  6. Body
  7. Quirkiness
  8. Sentimental side
  9. Way they challenge me to be better
  10. Sense of adventure
  11. Self-confidence
  12. Work ethic
  13. Curiosity
  14. Way of showing love
  15. Way of showing respect
  16. Fun-loving nature
  17. Honesty
  18. Cleanliness
  19. Organizational skills
  20. Leadership abilities
  21. Financial know-how
  22. Friendliness
  23. Way of really knowing/getting me
  24. Sexiness
  25. Helpfulness
  26. Agreeableness
  27. Flexibility
  28. Easy going nature
  29. Sense of responsibility
  30. Talkativeness
  31. Calmness
  32. Cooperativeness
  33. Emotionality
  34. Social planning skills
  35. Affectionate ways
  36. Cooking creativity
  37. Street smarts
  38. Dedication to me
  39. Resourcefulness
  40. Love and skill as a parent
  41. Passion for life
  42. Encouraging nature
  43. Kindness
  44. Dedication to family
  45. Selflessness
  46. … ?

Hopefully there are many ideas in there to get you started on your own list about your partner’s strengths that you count as blessings in your life. Remember to tell your partner regularly how much you appreciate their different qualities throughout the months and years. Then you will be able to add ‘remembering our 30th year anniversary in a grand way’ to the list someday too!