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When you are feeling alone in your marriage

When you're facing problems in your marriage, you can do one of three things... 1 - Give up and resolve to be miserable 2 - Fixate on what you think should have gone differently 3 - Choose to see the positive and make the best out of…

A Bee Epidemic! Don't Get Stung In Your Marriage!

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Don't Get Stung In Your Marriage! A Bee Epidemic!  We have had a problem with bees, specifically yellow jackets, this summer! They built a huge hive in a tree in our backyard. They were working on building two more in the gutters of the house,…

Seasons of Marriage: What Season Are You In?

Seasons in your marriage...just like seasons of the year.  With this little cold spell we are reminded of something we come back to time and time again! You would think after almost 30 years of marriage, Jay and I would have this communication…

Disposable Relationships

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So can someone explain to me how we have become a culture of disposable relationships?! Every week I hear of some other couple that has decided to call it quits. The ones that hit home the hardest are those of friends, or even just acquaintances,but…

It's Ruining Our Sex Life...

When was the last time you were sick?  I remember my train of thought the last time I had a major cold... "I (Jay) have caught a cold and it's ruining our sex life!"  Now before too many of you quit reading, or screaming let me explain...…

Garbage...

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I (Laura) grew up without a garbage disposal...I know 1st world problem...but remember it was the 60’s.  Anyway my mom chose a dishwasher over a garbage disposal so we never had one...only problem?  How disgusting the garbage would get!…

Unmet vs Unrealistic Expectations

In marriage we will all encounter both, the difference? Unmet expectations are those we’ve talked about, agreed upon and maybe even written down, and when they go unmet there is usually a good reason. We will date once a week...unless one…

Why Is Everyone Climbing On Mommy?

Young mothers can be found daily  with clamoring children hanging off their legs and arms. Moms live in a constant state of children wanting their attention every minute of the day. In walks Dad, husband, who naturally desires closeness with…

It’s a disaster, we NEED an Expert!

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Woke up this morning and found a puddle in front of our kitchen sink.  I opened the cabinet doors to find a mini-swimming pool inside the cabinet under our sink…remember I haven’t had my coffee yet! I tell Laura we have a problem and dutifully…

Laura is SO MEAN!

Some days I think I married the meanest woman on the planet.  A woman who takes delight in making me look like a dork.  OK, OK most days I take care of the dorky-ness all on my own.  But other days she sets me up...perfectly! Some of you…