KIDS’ ANSWERS… WHEN ASKED WHAT LOVE IS…
"When my grandmother got arthritis, she couldn’t bend over and paint her toenails anymore. So my grandfather does it for her all the time, even when his hands got arthritis too. That’s love." (Rebecca – age 8)
"Love is when you go out to eat and give somebody most of your French fries without making them give you any of theirs." (Chrissy – age 6)
"Love is when my mommy makes coffee for my daddy and she takes a sip before giving it to him, to make sure the taste is OK." (Danny – age 7)
"Love is like a little old woman and a little old man who are still friends even after they know each other so well." (Tommy – age 6)
"You really shouldn’t say ‘I love you’ unless you mean it. But if you mean it, you should say it a lot. People forget," (Jessica – age 8)
HOW DO YOU DECIDE WHOM TO MARRY?
"You got to find somebody who likes the same stuff. Like, if you like sports, she should like it that you like sports, and she should keep the chips and dip coming." (Alan, age 10)
"No person really decides before they grow up who they’re going to marry.
God decides it all way before, and you get to find out later who you’re stuck with." (Kirsten, age 10)
HOW CAN A STRANGER TELL IF TWO PEOPLE ARE MARRIED?
"Married people usually look happy to talk to other people." (Eddie, age 6)
WHAT WOULD YOU DO ON A FIRST DATE THAT WAS TURNING SOUR?
"I’d run home and play dead. The next day I would call all the newspapers and make sure they wrote about me in all the dead columns." (Craig, age 9)
IS IT BETTER TO BE SINGLE OR MARRIED?
"It’s better for girls to be single but not for boys. Boys need someone to clean up after them." (Anita, age 9)
HOW WOULD YOU MAKE A MARRIAGE WORK?
"Tell your wife that she looks pretty even if she looks like a truck." (Ricky, age 10)
SOME SURE-FIRE WAYS TO MAKE A PERSON FALL IN LOVE WITH YOU
"Tell them that you own a whole bunch of candy stores." (Del, age 6)
"Shake your hips and hope for the best." (Camille, age 9)
"One way is to take the girl out to eat. Make sure it’s something she likes to eat. French fries usually works for me." (Bart, age 9)