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Category Archive for 'Marriage'

Getting Alone Time

My family is on the therapy train right now, including couple therapy for me and my husband. He’s a really nice guy — the couple therapist. He has us reading a lot and doing plenty of homework and exercises. For instance, we learned to listen to each other (or should I say re-learned), handing a [...]

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Today is my anniversary. 16 years. Amazing. We were kids, literally, when we got married. Both of us still in college, both of us just starting our careers. When I think back, I wonder what we were thinking. How did we know, “This is the one?” My groom, a 22-year-old adorable, hot guy, was extremely [...]

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Marriage Takes Work

Natural is a funny word. The definition, from Dictionary.com: existing in or formed by nature (opposed to artificial). Also, growing spontaneously, without being planted or tended by human hand, as vegetation; free from affectation or constraint; arising easily or spontaneously. As someone who says she is as natural as possible, it would seem like a [...]

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I know people love reading about drama. Love it. It’s what makes people come back to a blog over and over again. Sort of like rubbernecking a horrible accident. You look because, in a way, you’re happy that it’s not you. Plus, you have something to tell your friends about. This blog post is not [...]

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Going Goal-less in 2011

We were driving back from the city last night (saw Rock of Ages on Broadway — WHAT an amazing show!) when talk turned to goals. Well, my talk turned to goals. What did my husband want to accomplish this year? Me, I want to finally write my book. I want to take up Pilates Reformer [...]

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People Who Impressed Me Today

Short and sweet: I have had a long, tiring Saturday. Went to the gym this morning. Went out on the boat with my in-laws today and, when we were only out five minutes, the boat died. I had plenty of time to think and observe. Here is my list of impressive people I have seen [...]

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Grumpy. Yeah, that’s a great description of how I feel, at 1:34 in the morning. I’m sitting here. Supposed to be finishing a 1,500-word article. Instead, I am seething over the fact that I had to do three loads of laundry today. And hubby only did one. Well, he only ever does one. (And before [...]

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