Marrying for Love or Money
A happy, fulfilling, and successful marriage is supposed to be lifetime where the couple grows together in loving, understanding and caring for each other. Likewise, ideally, they learn from each other and reciprocate each other’s needs and simultaneously progress in their pursuit to achieve their mutual dreams. Which do you prefer, to marry an already […]
My husband and I have been married 17 years. We aren’t perfect, but we are very happily married. One of the things that I think we do well in our relationship is that we always express appreciation. For everything. For the little stuff. When I make dinner, my husband makes a point of thanking me […]
Married or Not; this is Sexual Abuse!!!
There was this married couple who was having sexual problems in their marriage. During their sexual intimate moments the husband would desire his wife to perform oral sex on him. However, the wife was not in agreement. She said every time she performed such an act with him, it made her feel ashamed, and dirty. […]
Marrying the Family
They say that when you marry someone you marry their entire family. There is a lot of truth in that. In reality, you do not just have to deal with parent-in-laws; there are sibling-in-laws, their respective spouses and children, grandparents, step parents and ex-spouses too. When you marry someone you inherit that person’s good and bad. […]
I have a confession to make… when I was single, there were certain romantically themed movies that I really enjoyed watching (Clarification: not all of them!!). That being said, please don’t inform my wife of this. I put this secret on the internet in confidence. The reason I enjoyed, and sometimes still do, some romantic […]
Makings of a Happy Couple Revisited!!!
A few weeks back I began various self-improvement rituals as a part of my new year’s resolutions. One was ways to improve my relationship with my spouse. For weeks I have been incorporating key habits for the makings of a happy couple according to Dr. Mark Goulston. I can honestly say that I can see […]
When is it a Good Time to get Married?
Marriage is an undertaking that is supposed to be binding, lasting and forever. It should not be taken frivolously. This involves the union of two separate individuals, two families and two worlds. It is not like a morsel of food that one can just spit out when it happens to be so hot. Hence, you […]
Cheap and Free Date Night Ideas!
Much has been said on this blog and others about the importance of spending quality time with your partner. But dinner and a movie can get expensive, especially if you also have to pay a sitter. Following is a list of free and cheap date night ideas. Drive around looking for your dream house together. […]