Tag: marriage

Marriage Tips From the World’s Okay-est Wife

I was married at the ripe, young age of 25. I don’t know why, really — except I met someone who I actually liked...

True Life: My Husband Is a Grinch

When it comes to the holidays, my husband and I are basically a mix of Buddy the Elf and the Grinch. I start getting...

The Day I Took My Rings Off

I have three rings I wear: my engagement ring, which my husband's grandmother gave to him (it had been hers), my wedding ring (the...

My New Kind of Foreplay

When I first started dating my husband, just hearing his voice on the phone got me hot and bothered. It was before texting —...

After Infidelity, All Paths Lead to Hard Work

When I first got married in my twenties, I knew exactly how I would handle infidelity if it ever occurred. I would certainly, most...

Dear Husbands: Mother’s Day is Not About Your Mom

Dear Husbands, It's not much of a surprise that relationships between married women and their mothers-in-law can be... well, complicated. And perhaps the holiday that...

Happily Ever After Kids

To have and to hold, for richer for poorer, in sickness and in health...through the sleepless nights of crying babies, the "dates" at home...

True Life: Living With My Husband’s Depression

My husband struggles with depression, which means that our entire family does, too. Throughout my life, I have been fortunate to have basically no...

True Life: I Love That My Husband Travels for Work

My husband travels almost every week for work. Sometimes he works in his home office one day a week, two if I’m lucky. We...

Why I Didn’t Stay for the Kids

It's true what they say about the 7-year itch. But what about the 8th, 9th, and 10th years? Sometimes, my marriage still itches. Ten years is...

I Haven’t Spoken To My Husband In 4 Years

I haven’t spoken to my husband in four years. No, we aren’t separated and he hasn’t gone missing.  It’s just that we have toddlers,...

Love & Marriage: The State of Our Union

With a new administration in office, some people are likely hopeful about what the future might bring, while others are overwhelmed with feelings ranging...