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Recently Engaged? Congratulations! 5 Steps to Take Before Falling Down the Wedding Planning Rabbit Hole

Bitchless Bride | Posted 01.03.2017 | Weddings
Bitchless Bride

So how do you keep your sanity and preserve the sanctity of your relationship before falling down the wedding planning rabbit hole? Try these five steps:

What Fighting Is Really Like When You're Married

Michelle Zunter | Posted 08.01.2016 | Weddings
Michelle Zunter

We're all probably familiar with the expression, "No one knows what goes on behind closed doors." Yup. Familiar. For the most part, being marr...

Can a Husband and Wife Survive in the Same House Day After Day?

Laurie Stone | Posted 05.18.2016 | Women
Laurie Stone

It's happened. My husband Randy now works from home. And I'm glad, truly. He deserves an easier life, having spent the past thirty-five years zooming ...

Your Partner Can't Be Your Only Source of Love

The Cut | Posted 05.17.2016 | Women
The Cut

While my feelings toward my husband are definitely at a solid ten right now, my overall love tank is hovering around six or seven. And that distinction makes me realize what I'm doing wrong: I'm not relying on enough sources of support and care outside of my partner. I need to figure out how to correct that.

My Husband Is First and My Kids Are Second

Megan Spiteri | Posted 05.09.2016 | Parents
Megan Spiteri

Before I was married, I would have thought my children come first, and my husband was second. Children are our world; they are a piece of us. It makes sense they would be first. Wrong.

How 'Lemonade' Helped Me Talk to My Husband About Cheating

The Cut | Posted 04.29.2016 | Women
The Cut

As soon as the hour-long Beyoncé masterpiece concludes, my husband pulls a song up on his phone and positions the speakers next to his ear, exaggeratedly bobbing his head and nodding to the beat. It is Jay Z's "99 Problems."

7 Reasons I Enjoy Traveling With My Husband!

Nadeen White | Posted 04.12.2016 | Travel
Nadeen White

We have been traveling together for 3 years to places near and far such as Nashville, New York City, California, Seattle, New Orleans, Vancouver, Jamaica, Turks & Caicos and most recently South Africa. Based on our experiences, I wanted to share with you 7 reasons I enjoy traveling with my husband.

Ladies: This is Why Your Man Checks Out Other Men

Michelle Zunter | Posted 03.28.2016 | Women
Michelle Zunter

The other night, my husband and I were talking (okay gossiping) about another couple we know. The conversation then moved toward the man of the couple...

How to Love Your Husband Better

Shela Yount | Posted 03.12.2017 | Parents
Shela Yount

In many ways, I fail my husband daily because I choose to put my needs and wants before his. Have you ever heard the term, "Marriage can't be 50/50,...

Can Disney Movies Strengthen Your Marriage?

Malini Bhatia | Posted 03.08.2017 | Women
Malini Bhatia

Most Disney fans believe in fairytales and happy endings. And while most Disney fans understand that those classic stories are certainly not very realistic, they do offer valuable life lessons, some of which we can even use to strengthen our marriages.

The Day I Decided To Put My Marriage First

Sara Lindberg | Posted 12.07.2016 | Parents
Sara Lindberg

In my quest to be the perfect mother, I neglected my husband.

How To Work With Your Spouse (And Not Have It Lead To Divorce!)

Linda Lightman | Posted 11.18.2016 | Business
Linda Lightman

When I said "I do" twenty six years ago to the love of my life, Fred Lightman, I didn't know I would also be saying "yes" to a business partner too. For me, the idea of working with someone I trust implicitly was an easy decision, however, being in love and working with your love, is a little more complicated.

'My Dad's Amazing'

Sara Lindberg | Posted 10.27.2016 | Parents
Sara Lindberg

Thursday night was a buzz of energy in my house. In fact, the last week has been one non-stop continuous question. "When is it going to be Friday?" As soon as Cooper realized that it was the night before the BIG DAY, he became a little man on a big mission.

What to Do When Divorce or Widowhood Puts You in Financial Control for the First Time

Michael Most | Posted 09.23.2016 | Money
Michael Most

Taking an accounting of liabilities and expenses -- ie. what's owed -- is an essential first step to taking full financial control. In the case of divorce, which spouse will continue to pay for certain expenses is typically decided in the settlement.

Four Things I Learned About My Marriage When My Husband Left Me

Melissa Chapman | Posted 08.15.2016 | Women
Melissa Chapman

My husband took road trip with our son to Cooperstown when he LEFT ME for two nights and three days to fend for myself aka take out the garbage and walk the dogs and let me tell you something- IT WAS NOT PRETTY.

Is The Husband Supposed to Be the Leader In Marriage?

Seth Adam Smith | Posted 06.02.2016 | Weddings
Seth Adam Smith

While there are many types of relationships with different dynamics, I can promise you that as you sincerely recognize and meet the needs of those you care about, you will feel a greater sense of love and appreciation for those you serve.

Who Has it Harder: The Working Or The Stay-at-Home Parent?

Natalie Thomas | Posted 06.27.2015 | Parents
Natalie Thomas

We're no longer on an even playing field. We haven't been for some time now. The ground seems slanted, the court warped,the turf tainted. Whatever sports analogy you conjure, things are far from even. And the "call" is in the eye of the beaten-down beholder.

As His Wife Goes Blind, Loving Husband Secretly Does This Sweet Gesture Every Day

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 04.02.2015 | Good News

Unconditional love knows no boundaries. In this short film called “Blind Devotion,” produced by the Jubilee Project, we see a married couple r...

Do You Hear What I Hear?

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.23.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


What An Argument Over Carrots Taught Me About Marriage

Nicole Jankowski | Posted 04.29.2015 | Weddings
Nicole Jankowski

We were sitting at the pub just a few miles from our house, my husband Michael and I, enjoying a pint of beer and surveying the menus. No kids, no curfew---just two wanna-be hipsters in their mid-to-late thirties pretending we were cool again.

50 Shades Of Reality (A Different Kind Of 'Mommy Porn')

Scott Dannemiller | Posted 04.15.2015 | Parents
Scott Dannemiller

Note: The following story must be read aloud in your most sultry, sexy voice.

A Husband Defends the Band Rush

Tarja Parssinen | Posted 04.04.2015 | Weddings
Tarja Parssinen

More Pinot? It's good right? I got it on the top shelf at the grocery store. No, not the second-to-top shelf. Taste the berries. What? That noise? I put on a CD. It's the best three-man band on the face of the Earth. Rush. You totally love them, remember? When you say "hate," I think what you mean is "love."

7 Ways to Get Your Man to 'Lean In' More at Home

Janice Windt | Posted 03.22.2015 | Women
Janice Windt

There are a few things I have learned to do and say that contribute daily to my husband's "hands on" approach... If you, too, would like to get your husband to "Lean In" at home, read on.

My Husband's Split Personality: Dr. Jekyll and Corporate Guy

Susan Maccarelli | Posted 03.15.2015 | Parents
Susan Maccarelli

On one occasion, he actually spoke these words: "Our trash process is ad hoc. We need a new one." Number one, don't use terms like 'ad hoc' after 5 p.m.. Number two, do not, under any circumstances, use the word 'We' when suggesting that 'I' do something.

How Saying 'She's Out Of My League' Hurt My Marriage

Aaron Gouveia | Posted 01.10.2015 | Parents
Aaron Gouveia

It became my go-to response and elicited laughs every time. Unfortunately, it stopped being a joke when, somewhere along the line, it became my reality.