Posts Tagged ‘Marriage’

Do You Need to Sweat and Freeze to Strengthen Your Relationship

Do You Need to Sweat and Freeze to Strengthen Your Relationship

My wife needs a blanket and I need a fan. Our bodies simply disagree on the definition of a comfortable temperature. She’s always cold (just ask her), and I’m always hot (and not like that, though I’m working on it). Evidence Exhibit – Number One Sitting on the sofa at night with our next cued…

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10 Tips to Be a Better Wife and Look After Your Husband

A friend of mine recently posted a newspaper clipping on a social media site about “Tips to Look After Your Husband” – Extract from 1950 Home Economics Book. In reading the article, my first thought was, “Makes sense.” Before you block my profile off of Medium, let me explain. My thought came after reading the…

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Life Lesson: The Mountain Will Win and Your Wife is Right

Life Lesson- The Mountain Will Win and Your Wife is Right

Years ago I took my four-wheeler for a Saturday spin near Mt. Charleston (Nevada). It’s not too far from my home in northwest Las Vegas and there was a spot on top of one of the peaks I’d been itching to try and reach. Of course, I took on this adventure by myself — genius…

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The Boss Perspetive

Me: I do what I want, right dear? Getting ready leave for the office today, I casually mentioned to my wife, “My boss is out for the week.” Raising an eyebrow, my wife replied, “Really? Where am I going?” Owned. (SMH as the cool kids text). See what she did there? From her perspective, I’m simply…

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The 12 Simple Actions that Stoke the Fire

Better known as, “How Much I Dig My Wife.” Kissing her when I leave for work. Kissing her when I get home. Holding her hand when praying before a meal. Opening her car door. Pushing the grocery cart while she fills it. Putting my hand on her lap while driving. Her standing on the first step…

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She’s So Much More

A husbands soliloquy. Smiling at me, she steals my breath. My gaze turns into a boyish grin, or at least as boyish as a 50-year old’s grin can become. She questions my intentions, raising an eyebrow as I continue my unblinking gaze, watching her eyes dance, pulling me in deeper, deeper in love with her…

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Secrets to a Big Family — This is the Food Edition

I had an interesting discussion yesterday with some co-workers at lunchtime. One of my co-workers had gone to dinner to celebrate his girlfriend’s birthday. They went to a steakhouse and dropped over $100 on their meal. Read that again, $100 for two people for dinner. No big deal? Maybe it’s just me then. I was…

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One-minute Finances

One-minute Finances Two steps to how I manage my money. 1: Direct deposit. 2: Let the wife handle all our money. Ahhhh…success! Next post: How to ask my wife for lunch money.

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