All Blog Posts Tagged 'marriage' (133)

"40" – it’s the new 16

Please believe the hype – forty truly is fabulous. I can’t say what it is like for all forty years old women. But for me (and most of my friends) - It’s an age where my children are out of the baby stage, my career is getting into a grove, my marriage is fun and comfortable. I have made peace with my stretch marks and I have finally forgiven my children for my saggy boobs. In fact, now that I have a great bra - I have really have started to appreciate my body.

Basically life is pretty…

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Added by Sleepless on October 8, 2013 at 4:13pm — No Comments

Is society controlling your life?

After getting the kiddos situation in the kitchen with an art project this morning I set off for the family room to fold clothes. Exciting I know!  While folding I turned on the TV and quickly found myself being pulled into a talk show. The topic was unconventional marriages.  The host was interviewing a traditional Orthodox Jewish marriage.  First I found it ironic that the topic was unconventional marriages and the couple was in a traditional marriage. My second thought was, when…

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Added by Kat Tom on June 8, 2013 at 2:42pm — No Comments

What a Thing to Say - I Had Nothing Better to Do

You can find serenity in building a love that stands the tests of time, in-laws and children. When you find that serenity, you will also find peace, comfort and strength.

Over the years, my husband has said some incredible things to me:

  • I love you
  • Would you do me the honor of becoming my wife
  • I do
  • Women don't become beautiful until they get past thirty
  • I will love you when you are 90 and your butt sags to your…
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Added by Janeane Davis on April 22, 2013 at 12:29pm — No Comments

AMOUR: Lessons from the 2013 Best Foreign Film

 

Although the 2013 Academy Awards are history, one gem - Amour - will continue to shine. This heartbreaking and unflinching movie was painful to watch but it stimulated conversations with more questions than answers.

As the people we love decline, how do we deal with the inevitable suffering?

Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke tackled this subject and won the 2013 Academy Award for best foreign language film. The leads, veteran French actors Jean-Louis…

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Added by Sandwiched Boomers on March 19, 2013 at 3:29pm — No Comments

Our Valentine's Day... From my iPhone

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Valentine’s Day is by far one of my favorite ‘holidays’ but I’m honestly not sure why.  It could be because of all the $1 crap I get our 2 little boys that excites them beyond words.  Or maybe it’s the excessive eating of chocolate all day that makes my tummy happy.  Or maybe it’s that I get to turn everything…

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Added by Angelique Lorence on February 15, 2013 at 3:09pm — No Comments

Our Love Story

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This is the 12th Valentine’s Day that Brian and I have celebrated together and in a nutshell, the past 12 years have been…

Amazing… and Crazy… and Beautiful.…

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Added by Angelique Lorence on February 14, 2013 at 3:16pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** Projectile t.v. = yes!  Projectile vomit = not so much.

** I'd pretty much give my left arm for a nap.…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on January 11, 2013 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Wedded Bliss: Three Years in Pictures

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Added by Tracie on September 7, 2012 at 2:20pm — No Comments

Love ~ A Feeling or a Choice?

We all remember the good ol' days....Where everything was perfect, he was perfect. We felt adored, lovely, holding hands and kissing weren't even a question.....

What happens when the good ol' days are gone? When nothing goes right, when neither of you are perfect is a reality, loveliness is exchanged for pjs, and affection is not what it used to be?

In the beginning we tell everyone ~ "we're in love!" Time goes on, life happens, choices are made and before you know it…

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Added by Misty Leask on July 16, 2012 at 6:09am — No Comments

Marriage Monday ~ The Importance of Couple Time

As a couple with a family of lil ones, it is often difficult to find time, energy, and even desire to have alone time together, as a couple.

Hubby's are often tired from a long day of work. They come home spend time being daddy until the kiddos bedtime, and he collapses, thankful for the quiet, remote and bedtime.

Wives are exhausted from a long day at work (away from home or stay at home, both qualify). Making dinner, doing dishes, bath time, reading/cuddle time....all this…

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Added by Misty Leask on July 9, 2012 at 6:47am — No Comments

My Marriage Story

God's Will 2010

 

When Elizabeth asked me if I would do a guest blog post over @ Warrior Wives. I was excited and surprised, this was my first "requested" guest blog post.

 

The name of her blog struck me immediately. Warrior Wives. I do not see myself as a warrior, yet I am honored to share my story with her and her readers ~ and I hope you'll follow me over there to read my story..

Added by Misty Leask on July 5, 2012 at 6:42am — No Comments

A Miraculous Marriage

Our life together has not been a piece of cake, no storybook romance/fairy tale. We've had a lot of rocky roads. Throughout our six, almost seven years of marriage, we have had many prayer warriors. It is by God's grace, and through our faithful prayer warriors that we are together today.

There was a time where we lived "separate" lives, strangers living under the same roof. No relationship building, no time together. He lived his life, the children and I lived ours.

I know…

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Added by Misty Leask on June 25, 2012 at 7:53am — No Comments

Living in Sin

Living in Sin

If…

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Added by Nicole Hughes on June 14, 2012 at 7:33pm — No Comments

The King and Queen of Stupid Situations

If I'm the self-proclaimed Queen of Attracting Stupid Situations, then my husband is without a doubt the King of Attracting Stupid Situations.  (Not sure what that says about us being attracted to each other, but anyway.....)  I swear, between the two of us, we are an accident waiting to happen at any given moment.  The latest case in point?  This past weekend when…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on May 30, 2012 at 5:04pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week





** Nothing says true love like having to ask your spouse how long you've been married.

** If a black cat runs in front of you, just pretend like it didn't.

** Kids ask why even when they don't give a rat's ass about the answer.

** You know times are tough when Dee Snider is doing…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on May 25, 2012 at 1:25pm — No Comments

Our 2012 Anniversary Weekend!



I didn't take nearly enough pics to document the amazing time we had! I got to cross A LOT of things off my bucket list!


Started out with a trip to the gas station for gas and snacks! Those taters are seriously the best ever!…
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Added by Shar Martinez on May 23, 2012 at 8:22am — No Comments

The Veil and the Va-Jay-Jay

I think I may be the only bride who had TWO people at her wedding who (how can I put this delicately?)... were well acquainted with her va-jay-jay.…

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Added by Your Doctor's Wife on February 10, 2012 at 1:21pm — No Comments

How I Met Your Father

My husband will hate that I’ve shared our story. I love him, but mostly I don’t care if this bothers him or not. It’s my story too. It’s the story of how we met.

When you are in high school, everyone wants to know when you will get your driver’s license.  When you are in college, everyone wants to know what you are majoring in. When you finish college, everyone wants to know where you are working. When you are working, everyone wants to know if you are dating anyone. When you are…

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Added by Jennifer Stauffer on February 7, 2012 at 5:10pm — No Comments

Life Labeled as a ‘Working Mom’

Hi, it’s me standing on my soap box. Yes… again.

Moms make difficult decisions every day: Should I buy the generic diapers on sale or should I splurge on name brand? Breast or bottle? Is my child crying because he really needs something or is he crying because he’s a little fussy? Despite the unsolicited advice and lectures I have endured regarding my…

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Added by Jennifer Stauffer on February 6, 2012 at 5:05pm — No Comments

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