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My Husband is Not One of My Children

When I married my husband, I expected, and received a partner. Someone who would run the house as my equal and when it came to it, take care of our children. Sometimes we can’t be 50/50 and that’s ok within reason. But it’s not all the time, it’s not for less quality and it certainly […]

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My Relationship is Not A Romantic Comedy

I’ve soaked up the Hollywood version of relationships throughout my entire life. Thus, my idea of romance and courtship comes from a combination of 80’s and 90’s rom-coms, General Hospital, and Beverly Hills 90210. I know, it’s surprising that I’ve never slept with a teacher or hard-core stalked anyone. I watched The Notebook until I […]

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Real Love

I’m one of those people who overuses the word “love.” In 10 Things I Hate About You (perfect movie from the 90s), Bianca says, “There’s a difference between like and love. Because, I like my Skechers, but I love my Prada backpack.” I say I LOVE possessions all the time. I love my Vitamix, I […]

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3 Tips on Connecting and Reconnecting

I just got home from a 10-day rafting trip in the Grand Canyon with my husband. We were gone from work, cell phones, our kids and everything for 10 days! To say it was great is an understatement. Before we left, my husband and I joked about reconnecting on the trip. I thought, aren’t we […]

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