The other day I heard a comedian say that a successful marriage is when one partner gets to watch the other partner die first. Yes, that is pretty morbid, but it is also true: Marriage vows even state "til death do us part."…Continue
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Sometimes, younger unmarried women will ask me for relationship advice. I have been married to the love of my life for almost seven years, and we were together for 12 years before we got married. And so I am very honest when I talk about the tests of love.…Continue
I can see the pupils dilate and the wheels begin to turn when people find out that I'm married to a gynecologist. Paranoid as this may seem, I've answered enough questions and survived too many bizarre interactions to be caught with my pants down again. My husband commenced his OB-GYN residency two weeks…Continue
Don't watch this one in front of the kids!! (And if my mother-in-law is watching... please stop.)
After having kids, sex somehow slips waaay down the to-do list. We talk about The Sex post-baby or lack of it...
With special guest Celia from TheLilMamas.com and a giveaway from B. Toys!
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Added by Jennifer Weedon Palazzo on May 22, 2015 at 8:32am — No Comments
My husband is a wonderful man. (And that is not just because he reads this blog.) He is a supportive spouse, an intelligent person and a fantastic father. In our hurried life, we pass messages via text, talk while he is standing in the kitchen and cozy up on the couch together. I hope that he feels the same level of support from me that I feel from…Continue
My parents separated and divorced when I was in junior high school. Although I am not sure of the exact terms of the custody arrangement, I can say that my brother and I lived with our Mom and visited our Dad for a few weeks during the summer. I am pretty sure this was because we lived in South Carolina and my Dad lived in Indiana.…
Added by Lauren Markman on May 6, 2015 at 6:19am — No Comments
If you're married, this is a must read. Please read, share and comment. Marriage is important.
Added by Denise LaRosa on March 3, 2015 at 10:40pm — No Comments
I am so happy you are home from work. Before you walk through the threshold here are some guidelines of what NOT to ask:
1. Wow, what happened here? Life, Life happened here. The minions came home from school, and the living room, kitchen, playroom, and all other applicable areas exploded. If I wanted to follow them around with a basket, vacuum, and trash can, I would. I’m doing my best dude.
2. Whats for dinner? Food, food that…Continue
Added by Erin Soto on February 23, 2015 at 7:16pm — No Comments
Discussions about 50 Shades of Grey seem to be everywhere, ad nauseam. I have been wrestling whether or not to jump into the conversation but I decided I could no longer keep silent as I am passionate about helping people have better relationships and I think there are a few issues that haven’t been addressed yet (believe it or not!) ... so here goes.
First, I love the color Gray…Continue
Added by Susie Albert Miller on February 20, 2015 at 1:49pm — No Comments
A perfect date...oh my word.
Sounds like a lot of pressure, honestly.
I've come to realize that perfection is an impossible standard for this mere mortal. I actually attempted a romantic getaway with Wolf, the hubby last month.
It didn't go well. If you want all the gory (albeit funny) details, including stockings becoming slouch socks, you can read it here.
Added by Melissa "The Imp" C on February 7, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments
"Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction."
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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Added by Jennifer Weedon Palazzo on January 27, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments
1. Have a picnic. Is it too cold outside? Just lay a blanket out on the living room floor.
Added by Hollie Ramsey on January 26, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments
I like being married. I still get little thrills sometimes when someone refers to me as "Mrs. Markman" or when I get to introduce my husband to people. There is a security in being united to my husband who is not only the love of my life, but my best friend.
He's mine. I'm his. It's nice.…
Added by Lauren Markman on January 23, 2015 at 8:13am — No Comments
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Let's take a mental break today.
Someone combed through the U.S. Census data and used information from the…
Added by Lauren Markman on January 16, 2015 at 6:26am — No Comments