Is there such a thing as outgrowing your relationship? I mean you outgrow shoes and clothes, partying and drinking all night, clubs and bar hopping, but can you also outgrow your relationship? I believe you can. You think about the relationships that you start when you are at a time in your life when dating … Continue reading Outgrowing Your Relationship
Don't worry, be happy. I never really liked that song or that saying. What do you mean don't worry? In life, that is all we do if we are responsible adults trying to have a productive adult life. We worry about our relationships, our children, our parents, our jobs, and how well we are doing … Continue reading Don’t Worry, Be Happy!
No relationship is perfect. Every relationship has its ups and downs. Will every day be roses and candy? I would like to go on record and say no. We are all human and being human means we make mistakes, we make bad judgments, and sometimes we hide things that later come out to bite us … Continue reading Marriage Advice from Single Friends/Family
Although I have personally outgrown the much loved holiday Valentine's Day I do enjoy hearing other couples stories about how they celebrated. Some stories I am privileged to are cute and memorable and some are just sad and disastrous. If you have read my blog over time you know that my husband and I have … Continue reading 5 Traditional Valentine’s Day Ideas Updated!
What is marriage? A legal union of two people in a monogamous relationship. Keyword "legal" What does it mean for couples who are religious? When a man and a woman unite to become one flesh. A covenant is formed. Keyword "covenant" What does marriage mean to you and your partner? Is it a step that … Continue reading Marriage, is it necessary?
We are so busy with the lives we lead that it becomes automatic after awhile. Careers, family, household duties, the list goes on. They matter but is it what we want to do? I blog about relationships and those relationships go beyond just marriage and dating but also relationships we have with our children, our … Continue reading Make Time For What Matters
I was reading an article about an interracial couple who was attacked at a restaurant by a group called White Lives Matter. They were harassed in the restaurant and then physically attacked when they left the restaurant, just for being an interracial couple. I am saddened by this because as Americans we have freedoms that … Continue reading Interracial Relationships and the fight continues
I was thinking that we all have dreams for our futures. Do you ever dream about the things you want for your relationship? I know we dream about being in a relationship or having the strength to escape one, but if our relationship is good and strong do we continue to dream for more in … Continue reading Do You Have a Dream For Your Relationship?
Netflix has a new mini-series called Wanderlust, have you seen it? The definition they give is strong longing for or impulse toward wandering. I found this movie to be very funny and insightful. A desire so strong to encourage wandering outside of the marriage. Exploration that goes beyond flirting and playful conversation. I won't say … Continue reading Wanderlust
The New Year is upon us and now it's time to get serious about what we want in 2019 from our relationship. Think about your relationship at this very moment good or bad and think about what you and what you need from it more quality time togethermore intimacyfinancial stabilitymore outings togethermore interaction with other … Continue reading New Year Relationship Goals