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You Deserve More than Love

I saw one of those inspirational photo things on Facebook this week that purported to say a lot about what loves is. Or rather, it said a lot about what love is not. Love is not, according to the wisdom … Continue reading

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No, We Haven’t Killed Each Other. Yes, We Have Been Tempted.

I mentioned on Facebook this week wanting to send Emma to her non-existent room. My stepsister laughed at my pain virtually and said what most people say when I talk about someone in my traveling party driving me crazy: I can’t … Continue reading

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On My 11th Wedding Anniversary

I flipped through my wedding album last night in preparation for writing a post about my 11th wedding anniversary for today. I was caught off guard by how much had changed since those photos were taken 11 years ago. Marriages … Continue reading

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How To Make People Appreciate You

If you have children, a spouse, parents, siblings or friends, you have undoubtedly felt unappreciated.  Perhaps you’ve experienced the following scenario: You decide to do something nice for someone you love. You buy the perfect gift, bring home the sweetest trinket, … Continue reading

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What did I do to deserve this?

I was halfway through another post about, ironically, my fiery emotions when I saw something on Twitter that I absolutely had to respond to with a post. This is a tweet from my friend Angie about her husband Patrick, both … Continue reading

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A Sign Of The Times: my husband at BlogHer

We share a love of NYC street meat. As of about two days ago, my husband is coming with me to New York City on August 5th. For a blogging convention. My husband doesn’t blog, and he’s certainly not a … Continue reading

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The easy joke is about how my marriage relates to inestinal bacteria.

Jared and I have been struggling with a bizarre dysfunction lately, yet I suspect that it’s fairly common in today’s marriages. Let’s see if I can get this out. A long, long time ago (because this time last year seems … Continue reading

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Breaking the cycle. Finally.

We’ve had arguments before. Our marriage counselor insists that we will always have arguments.  Having arguments is no reason to continue going to counseling, she assures us. “Not that I’m kicking you out the door, it’s just – ” “Good … Continue reading

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The Most Awkward Anniversary Post EVER. (Is there an award for that?)

Some days I wish I was one of those people who kept personal information private instead of giving in to some insane urge to share anything and everything with anyone who will come close enough to listen. Today is one … Continue reading

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Is It Too Late For 10 Things I Learned In 2009? (See also: rhetorical questions.)

You know why blogs are better than babies? Because you can ignore them for days and days and weeks and weeks and they are still here. Don’t try that shit with babies.  Seriously. I plan to tell you all about … Continue reading

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