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
There are three major things I feel can ruin a marriage. Number one infidelity, number two lack of trust, and number three money. When it comes to money and how it is handled in a relationship it varies from relationship to relationship. How relationships evolve into a pattern of money spending and investing depends solely … Continue reading Marriage and Finances
Thanksgiving has been known to be a holiday of gathering and being thankful for what you have and the people in your life. This is a time for family and friends to gather together and rejoice in each others presence. In my family, it has been a holiday of gathering with my immediate family as … Continue reading Thanksgiving without family (by choice)
Dating in 2018 should be a new television series. There is so much going on in 2018 and dating is one of them. The world is forever changing and how we love and choose to love has changed. Dating as the beginning of finding true love has also changed over time. How we date and … Continue reading Dating in 2018