Relationships - Dating, Weddings, Marriage and Divorce

What Mom Didn’t Tell You About Marriage

If you gave your mom a lot of heartache while you were a teen and the two of you didn’t get along that well, our bet is she would give anything to marry you off and send you packing. She’ll sigh (and maybe even snicker) that finally, your turn’s...

What Constitutes as Cheating

Married people are definitely a force to be reckoned with. When it comes to infidelity of any kind, husbands and wives all seem to carry increasingly vast definitions of exactly what it is that constitutes as cheating. A few of the more liberal spouses may not be upset by their...

Training Your Husband

You will hear a lot of married women today, talk about how well they trained their husbands. In fact, there are even numerous You Tube videos designed to help women do just that, train their husbands to act like accountable, civilized, and respectable men. Honestly, is it really necessary?...

The Truth about the Jones’s

They live on every street, nestled in the corner cul-de-sac lot with the big SUV sitting next to the mint condition Harley Davidson. The basketball goal sits on the neatly manicured driveway which leads to a glistening pool complete with diving board and slide. Mom is a hottie, tan...

The First Ten Years of Marriage

Probably the most over rated, disappointing and drastically changing period of marriage is during the first ten years. It is during these years that you systematically decide and figure out all the faults and annoying habits of the person you have decide to share your life with. Since so...

The Benefits of Marriage – You Will Live Longer

Marriage is by all rights, a contract between two individuals. There are legal grounds to be gained by being married. Marriage in itself is considered a joy because it usually means that someone has fallen in love. This isn’t always the case. The benefits of marriage present themselves so...

Stop Trying to Read Your Spouses Mind

Would you really want to know what your spouse is thinking every single minute of every single day? If someone offered you the super power of being able to be a mind reader, would you take them up on it? At first, it might seem like a great magical...

What Happened To Spontaneity – Life after Marriage

Marriage is a ride. Sometimes you and your partner are traveling up hill. Other times, you are enjoying the fast ride downhill that feels like a roller coaster. And yet, most of the time marriage is like the prairie. Flat, and reasonable….uninteresting and routine. Expected. For married couples, the loss...

Is It Unfair to Change Your Mind about Wanting Children?

When my husband and I got engaged in our early twenties, we foolishly did not discuss the possibility of having kids one day. I’m quite sure we didn'’t even give children a second thought at all during that time in our lives. We were practically kids ourselves - self-centered...

Petty Arguments In Marriage

Snoring. Leaving the toilet seat up. Neglecting chores. Driving styles. What to watch on TV. What to have for dinner. Noisiness. Certain time-consuming and/or expensive hobbies. This is the stuff of petty arguments in marriage. Like a trickle of water that slowly erodes a rocky cliff, petty arguments can...

Buying Wine For a Wedding – How Much do you Need?

The Wedding Day is a very special day for the bride and groom, and their families. It is one of the most'  seriously regarded...

Spring Flowers for a Wedding

Bright yellow daffodils with faces like lions, tulips that come in the brightest hues imaginable . . . yes, if you are getting married...

Selecting a Best Man – Should it be a Friend of...

A groomsman – or best man as he is sometimes called once related a funny story about one of his friends who was asked...