Does Your Sleeping Position Signal the End?

There has always been speculation about how to interpret the way that we sleep, being a star spread eagled apparently signifies an over confident person whilst the foetal position means we need to feel protected as if back in the womb. However how do you interpret the way you sleep with your partner and do separate bedrooms signify the end of the relationship?Face to Face...more

First comes love, then comes marriage...or whatever

Marriage before baby or baby before marriage? For my husband and I we chose to get married before having a baby. Even though we had been together for a really long time, it was important to us to have the contract in place before we brought a new life into this world....more

6 Tips That Make My Marriage Work

 I know this is not my usual kind of post, but lately I have noticed a lot of Hollywood couples getting divorced and it has inspired me to write this post in hopes that we can manage not to follow in their footsteps! ...more

Challenge: Praise Your Sweetie for A Month Via Texts!

My husband and I celebrated our third wedding anniversary just a couple weeks ago and we will be celebrating our 10-year dating anniversary this upcoming fall. We have had a wonderful, yet chaotic life together and I wanted to make sure that my husband knew how much I loved and appreciated him after all this time....more
I don't need a challenge to do this. I just do. My husband inspires me to give him thanks and to ...more

3 Reasons I'll Keep Trying For My Marriage

Fixing your marriage after an affair is hard. No matter how dedicated both spouses are, there is going to be a lot of frustration, sadness, confusion and a whole array of mixed emotions to work through.It's not easy.It's been one of the hardest things I've ever went through. Even harder than being a single parent at 15 and trying to graduate High School. (But that's a story for a different post on a different day.)...more

7 Keys to a Happy Marriage

Last night I slept soundly with no interruptions for teething babies or diaper changes. This morning, I woke up slowly, tangled up in my husband’s arms two states away from our children. I am sitting peacefully in a cottage in Virginia listening to the birds chirping outside and looking out over the beautiful green grass and trees. It’s the perfect day for a wedding....more

Marriage Contracts: Should We Have Marital Term Limits?

Last year marked my thirteen-year wedding anniversary. I love the legal protections of marriage -- no one argues that my husband can't visit me in the hospital or shouldn't be able to pick something up for me or inherit my money. ...more
This is one thing I always feared about marriage. And this is exactly what was a stopping me ...more

Should Married Couples Have Separate Bank Accounts?

There’s really no ideal way for couples to merge their finances together once they’ve said their “I do"s (or even before the vows have been said), however to avoid future financial communication issues it’s important to have the conversation about how you two plan to handle the household finances going forward....more
I've always thought that married couples should share everything, but situations change and ...more

What Happens After You Say 'I Do'?

Recently, my girlfriend and I were chatting about our kids and our husbands and she shared how she wished her marriage was as perfect as mine.  I was taken aback because my marriage is a lot of things, but perfect it is not!  If she knew me and my husband right after we were married, she certainly would not characterize my marriage as 'perfect'.During that first year, past relationship baggage and my idealistic expectations of what a husband is supposed to be, had us both wondering if tying the knot had been the right thing to do....more
The last line of this really is the most important part - being committed to each other will get ...more