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Struggles

Posts about the harder struggles in marriage.

Lower Budgeting Stress With Your Husband; The Emotional Side of Managing Money Together As A Couple

Lower Budgeting Stress With Your Husband; The Emotional Side of Managing Money Together As A Couple

Budgeting Stresses Can you count how many times you and your man have disagreed about money? I bet if you’ve been married for even a year the count is higher than one hand can count! A recent survey conducted by Ramsey Solutions showed money is the second leading cause of divorce behind infidelity. Soak that …

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Budgeting Tips for Couples; The Practical Steps of Managing Money Together Without Strangling Each Other, Even When You're Opposites

Budgeting Tips for Couples; The Practical Steps of Managing Money Together Without Strangling Each Other, Even When You’re Opposites

Doing It Together Money is one of the biggest triggers for an argument in a marriage. That’s even when your budget is stable. If you’re running to the pawn shops to keep the utilities on then your budget is non-existent and your stress levels are out of the roof. I can guarantee you’ve fought with …

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Making A Desperate Plea for Marriage – Points Made in the Song “Just Say When” by Rock Band Nothing More

Just Say When We used to dream We used to name the stars Tracing futures lying in the dark They said we’d never last The brightest flame burns fast We say words We don’t talk anymore Tonight we’re growing closer Closer to the end Were we fools for each other Or fools for falling in? …

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How to Deal: Tips for Young Wives on Dealing with the In-Laws in Marriage

Dealing with In-Laws in Marriage

Married to the In-Laws? There are horror stories and movies made about dealing with in-laws (Jane Fonda anyone?). I mention all the time how things are not going to be easy when two imperfect people try to live their forever together. More often than not, you are sharing MORE than just THEIR forever. You’re sharing …

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A Recent Fail

I take pride in what I do and want to be good at it. You’re probably the same. Nobody likes to fail, right? I’ve been a graphic designer now for about a decade. My hubs likes to put together his own comic covers and then bind his favorite series in the custom covers. I use …

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sad woman looking down handling hurt as a wife

Handling Hurt

Hurt in Life Has your spouse hurt you in some way? This is, of course, rhetorical. The answer is yes. Two imperfect people living together are most definitely going to hurt each other. It’s just a part of life. I’m talking about the hurt that comes from something he’s said or done in a moment …

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Getting Off the Funk Ride in Marriage with Ferris wheel in background at night

Getting Off the Funk Ride

The mister and I have been in a funk lately. I had a week’s worth of spring cleaning then a big yard sale during spring break, an all day expo for work, a big birthday party to throw the week after, then Easter, then another birthday to celebrate. I know that you know busy!! Well, …

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