Last week a reader left a comment in response to the post I wrote about marriage being really fucking hard. It was a comment from a male reader, and in it he said: What I do know is this, wives want to be loved and they want their husband to validate their love for them […]
Marriage Is F*cking Hard.
Marriage is the hardest thing I have ever done in my entire life. It is so fucking hard. And two days ago, I was ready to be done. Because I’m tired. I’m tired of rehashing the same shit over and over. I’m tired of feeling like I’m failing. I’m tired of working on one thing […]
A hug a day keeps the divorce lawyer away.
This foreclosure situation has taken a toll on me and my husband. The statistics vary, but the exact numbers don’t really matter — the number one cause of stress and divorce in a relationship is money. Or the lack of it. With my husband working and me working and one of us coming home when […]
It’s All In Your Approach
Yesterday I wrote this post about how so many of us women find ourselves in the familiar situation of having to go somewhere as a family and having to do all the getting-the-kids-ready part on our own while our husbands seem to be oblivious to the fact that we might appreciate a little bit of […]
Kindness Is A Muscle
A couple weeks ago I wrote this post about how I was going to start each day off by complimenting the kids. I’ve been pretty consistent about it. I’ll be honest. At first it was a little uncomfortable. It was just such a foreign thing to do that I almost had to force myself to do it. […]
I’m playing the long game.
You know, by acknowledging that I am making mistakes in my marriage or that I can sometimes treat my husband in a way that I wouldn’t want him to treat me doesn’t mean I am letting him off the hook. It doesn’t mean I am taking all the blame for our issues. It just means […]