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 [...]
Category Archive for 'Marriage'
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]