Marriage Situations

Monotony: The Silent Destroyers of Marriages II

Monotony: The Silent Destroyers of Marriages II

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When we left you yesterday, both of us were sitting on the couch on a Thursday evening in a state of shared fatigue. The question we asked about this situation was: Do you notice these types of moments as vital to your marriage? How should you think about them? What is their significance? First, these types of moments happen nearly every…

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Monotony: The Silent Destroyer of Marriages

Monotony: The Silent Destroyer of Marriages

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Ok, so perhaps the title is a bit over the top, but sometimes I feel that my titles are boring. Also, have you ever tried to glam up a title for a post about….well…the tediousness of normal living?  Not an easy task my friends. So I went with the dramatic route : ) Anyway, I’m publishing a marriage situation post…

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Love in the Time of Gastroenteritis II

Love in the Time of Gastroenteritis II

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Well, it’s been a crazy week at work. But Liz finally sat me down last night and together we wrote our response to last week’s post. As usual, Liz’s response will be normal and my response will be bolded.  My section on this topic will be fairly short. The struggle that I have when sick is easily defined and has…

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Love in the Time of Gastroenteritis

Love in the Time of Gastroenteritis

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Today we bring you a short marriage situation post. The likelihood that your family has faced illness this winter is high, especially if you have any exposure to little children. So this might be an appropriate post for many readers :-) As always my comments will be bolded, and Liz’s will be normal. Enjoy! . I mentioned our recent skirmish with the dreadful stomach…

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Date Night Disaster II

Date Night Disaster II

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Well, Paul and I just returned home after a very successful date : ) He knew something was up but had decided “not to think about it” in order to still be surprised. We trust that all of our friends who were out and about had great evenings themselves. Hopefully there wasn’t any pre-date tension like the kind we described in yesterday’s post….

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Date Night Disasters (a re-visit)

Date Night Disasters (a re-visit)

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So, I’ve planned a surprise date for Paul tomorrow night. Dinner, a walk around a quaint downtown, dinner and (hopefully) a bookstore with conversation over post-dinner coffee (and yes, as I write this it occurs to me that we are so boring! Ah well. We do love to talk over food and hot beverages though!).  There have been a few…

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