Category Archives: marriage

The One in Which My Husband Proves his Love for Me…With a Spider

Yeah…you read that right. Weird, I know. When my girls were little I was a stay at home mom with a dream of homeschooling my kids. Though I did educate them until my oldest daughter started Grade 1, unfortunately life … Continue reading

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The Ebb and Flow of Love

When life is good it’s easy to forget that there is a natural ebb and flow to love, particularly in marriage. There are times when you love your spouse more than others. There are times when you have more patience, … Continue reading

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Crazy In Love

Marriage has its ups and downs. I fully expected it, having gone through a marriage before, and having dated CBG for almost four years before we said “I do”. I’d like to think that we entered into this whole thing … Continue reading

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Why I Owe My Husband a Big Fat Apology

I know it may be tough for some of you to believe, but I’m not the easiest person to be married to. Shocker, right? I can be bossy. And moody. And hormonal. My temper is sometimes quick. I have an … Continue reading

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The Spaces Between

When I used to think about marriage I often thought about the big moments in life in a shared life together. The happy moments — raising children, buying a home, family vacations, anniversary milestones. I also thought about the less-than-happy … Continue reading

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Romance vs. Realism

Romance¬†whispers that love can surmount the highest obstacles. Realism tells you that the obstacles can get too big. For anyone. Romance sighs that love will keep you warm on the coldest nights. Realism reminds you about those nights when you … Continue reading

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The Measure of a Husband

I like to consider myself a woman who is fairly “low maintenance”. And y’know, most of the time, I am. I don’t demand expensive things or super-special treatment. I’m realistic when it comes to my expectations in life. I’m pretty … Continue reading

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