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Husbands and Football

While watching some of the Dallas Cowboys wild card game with my husband I asked him about some of the finer points of the game. I understand the basics of…

What is Divorce and Why do they Happen?

Over the last few weeks, I’ve had several serious discussions with my 7-year-old. One of her friends is going through a divorce with her parents. The parent we are closer to…

My Marriage: Cross-Cultural Studies

When I was 16, I spent six weeks in Venezuela with some missionaries and some nationals. It left a significant impact on me, and I get why my parents believe that…

My Husband, My BFF

Recently, I took a poll among a few girlfriends about what makes a good friend. The various responses included unconditional love and acceptance, mutual respect, being a confidant, a willingness…

Superior Wife Syndrome

On a recent Monday morning, I had turned on the Today Show to catch our local news and weather on the half hour.  As I listened from the kitchen I heard…

Budget-Fudging, and Other Small Crimes

I don’t know what you and your husband have set up financially, but I have a budget. After an ongoing discussion, I have an amount of money each month that…

Caring for a Friend Going Through a Divorce

A few weeks ago, I was talking with a friend who had been divorced for many years. As I keep hearing of more people going through divorces, I asked her for…

Loving Better

I think I landed on a gold mine. I had no ideas for gifts for my husband one holiday. Nada. Zip. Zilch. I wanted to do something really special on…

The Loss of Civility in Marriage

I remember a conversation I had with my mother when I was just a little girl. A couple my parents’ age had apparently had a very difficult marriage. Mother’s comment…

12 Minutes

The other day I heard that the average married couple spends 12 minutes a day talking to each other. Get out!  Twelve minutes? The average woman spends more time than that fixing…

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