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  1. He helps in the kitchen, and with housework–both things he’s not crazy about, but he does it anyway. And he’s become more outgoing and willing to have people over and spend time with people, even though that’s not his thing as much as it is mine. 🙂

  2. Wow… I was just thinking about this difference in comfort zones earlier today!
    Our differences have more to do with speech though. I’m a tell it like it is person. My hubby… takes the long way to say something.
    So… I (used to) easily embarrass him. Because I have no problem being a little crass while explaining my feelings on *certain* things. Call a spade a spade, you know?
    This trait used to shock him. And his beat-around-the-bush trait used to frustrate me.
    But now we’ve both enlarged our comfort zones a little. I’ve gentled my speech, and he’s toughened up a bit. And I love him for it. 😉

    1. Natasha Metzler says:

      Love this example, Jessiqua! I’m a definite beat-around-the-bush talker and the quote my husband is best known for is, “It is what it is.” 🙂

      We’ve both been forced out of our comfort zones and, I hope, we’ve tempered each other to some degree.

  3. We do the same thing as you in our home..pray aloud all the time..our lectures from our mom turn into prayers also. My dad sometimes prays in German and then we interpret. I love singing prayers too.

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