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4 gifts for your spouse that won’t cost money

Let your actions speak louder than money. This article offers four suggestions for showing your spouse you care without buying lavish gifts.
Courtnie Erickson, FamilyShare Modified: May 19, 2014 at 10:20 pm •  Published: May 27, 2014

Being a spouse and a parent is more than driving kids from one extracurricular activity to another and folding another batch of laundry. It is more than making dinner and packing lunches. It is hard work, sleepless nights, feelings of anxiety and stress and cuddles and hugs rolled into one.

Our spouse should be our best friend, our confidant, our companion. Unfortunately, they are also the ones that receive a lot of the harsh words, rude remarks and the snide comments. Whether you are a newlywed or have been married twenty or more years, your spouse deserves to know just how much you care and are grateful for all he or she does for you.

You don’t have to spend money to show your spouse how much you love and care. Your actions speak much louder than the money in your wallet. By showing your love on a regular basis, you will be able to create a much stronger and more stable marriage. Below are a few ways you can show your spouse love without showering him with expensive gifts.

Make a list

Sometimes all your partner needs, especially on those hard days, is a reminder of the good times. Remind your spouse of those tender memories by making a list of those moments you cherish most. Family vacations, holidays, rainy days, whatever it may be, share those moments with your spouse. Sometimes a walk down memory lane is the perfect way to say “I love you.”

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