FREE Printable: 20 Little Things to Make a Big Difference in Your Marriage I would add: Pray Together! My husband and I make it a point to pray together every day. It's hard to hold on to anger and resentment when you go before the throne of God.
"I don't think I considered what long-term fatigue would feel like when faced, again, with Valentines Day card making and red and pink and glitter. I wonder if all families with a big range in age deal with this."
As much as you need to receive the love he has for you, he needs to be received. He needs to be welcomed, embraced, and loved. Even if the last thing you want is to be touched or to hear how amazing you look when you feel insecure and disgusting.