Now I know to engage with him at dinner time, well before bed, so that he can "process" his thoughts for the day, and he knows that I do not like it when he comes to bed ready to chat about his challenges. So he tries not to. Which is kind.
"I love you" is among the popular terms of endearment. Coming in close are "I want you," and "Do that again, only slower and this time could I be the chain gang leader and you be the virginal convict?"
There are certain actors we encounter as children having grown up on classic film who have a profound impact on us, and no one knows this better than David Kaufman, author of Doris Day: The Untold Story of the Girl Next Door.