Stop and Smell the (Overpriced) Roses

Graphic by author. Photo by Thought Catalog on Unsplash.

“An appreciation for simplicity, the everyday — the ability to dive deeply into the banal and discover life’s hidden richness — is where success, let alone happiness, emerges.” — Josh Waitzkin

For years after we were married, my husband labored under the impression that he needed to make large, extravagant gestures to prove his love for me. Yet to me, those gestures seemed staged and impersonal.

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