If you’re not dealing with anger in marriage from time to time, you’re probably not married! Two people living together as one, and trying to make decisions together will experience friction. How these situations are handled will result in either a deeper sweeter harmony or build up time and time again until the relationship is… [continue reading]
Laugh through marriage: How we keep laughing
Our marriage isn’t perfect. We have our ups and downs and our real doozies. Don’t anyone look at us, and think we don’t struggle. One of our greatest strengths as a couple though is that we laugh through marriage–a lot! Laugh through Car problems? I was to accompany my husband to take my van to… [continue reading]
Meant for Each Other!
Twenty two years! Happy anniversary to us! When I look back at how things went leading up to my husband and I meeting, I’m convinced we were meant for each other. There is much debate about whether people can just choose whoever they want, or if there is someone meant for them. I’m not making… [continue reading]
How do I love thee?
I have made it an annual practice to sit down and write out a list of things I love about my husband. I think February is the perfect time of year! This list is not exhaustive or in any particular order! 1. He lets me share stories about him! And I do always share with,… [continue reading]
Will Your Expectations Kill Valentine’s Day?
Valentine’s Day is usually a big deal at our house. I have always loved Valentine’s Day–the colors, hearts, chocolate, romance. . . . What’s not to like? At the beginning of our marriage, I think my attitude was typical. Though I loved doing something special for my husband, the real excitement was: What was he… [continue reading]
The Unsubmissive Wife
It all started when we were in the process of buying our house when we were living in the Dallas area. The previous owner had long since moved out, but the tenant had left a house full of unwanted furniture and personal items. There was a plastic playscape in the front yard to one side… [continue reading]
Bloopers from Our Wedding Day
We’re celebrating 20 years married today! What better way that to remember what all went wrong on our wedding day? Ha ha. They say something goes wrong at every wedding… My wedding day began like most any bride’s. I was excited and nervous and worried and happy. I arrived at the church early so that… [continue reading]
Sometimes he makes me crazy
Jason called from work that he had a migraine. When we first moved to the area he was working downtown Dallas, and I told him that if he was going to get a job working there he’d have to find a way home himself when he had a migraine–and I wasn’t kidding! But now he… [continue reading]
You said what?
My husband has accepted a position at a new engineering firm. I am really sad to see him leave his job of over eight years because he has enjoyed it all these years, but a growing family and things such as BILLS drove him to interview in search of a salary increase. He has had… [continue reading]
What? You want more children?
What? You want more children? That is the question, isn’t it, for any family that has more than two or three? Some people ask it out loud and aghast while others are just pleasantly curious. Though some argue that it’s none of anyone’s business, personally, the questions don’t bother me. I’m pretty inquisitive myself, and… [continue reading]