For the topic this week I thought I would talk about the journey of dating, and the wonderful end result of marriage.
In Hawkins’ book, Successful Marriages and Families he talks about the different steps that lead to marriage: The Awareness and Acquaintance Phase, Transition from Acquaintance to Buildup, The Buildup Phase, and lastly, Commitment and Continuation.
This list of the 100 top love songs in country music is totally arbitrary, but it includes many of the most popular and critically acclaimed singers and songwriters the genre has produced.
Some of them, like Willie Nelson, have enjoyed wide appeal and long careers; others, like Patsy Cline, died young and left a small but lasting musical legacy.
The Awareness and Acquaintance Phase What is the first thing we look at when spotting a potential partner? I know that sounds shallow, but its true, and there isn’t anything wrong with looking for someone who is physically attractive.After spending the night together on the night of their college graduation Dexter and Em are shown each year on the same date to see where they are in their lives.They are sometimes together, sometimes not, on that day.People have been singing country love songs since pioneers of the genre like Jimmie Rodgers and the Carter Family emerged in the 1920s.Over the decades, the sound of country music has changed—think of the lush Nashville productions of the 1950s, the gritty singer-songwriters of the '70s, and the pop crossovers of recent decades.