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A Letter In The Night And A Marriage Improved
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A Letter In The Night And A Marriage Improved

I guess it makes sense, but that doesn’t make it any less painful. I’m a writer now. That’s where life has taken me in the last half decade, and so it would figure that I’d need it all spelled out for me inside the college-ruled lines of a 12 page […]

Out With The Kids — In With The Wife
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Out With The Kids — In With The Wife

Now that my oldest child is 11 years old and has her own phone, my wife and I have gleefully reached the point as a married couple where we can leave her in charge while we go just around the corner for a bite to eat. Date nights are back, […]

The How I Met Your Mother Story
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The How I Met Your Mother Story

When people get old, dear children, they may begin to accidentally omit key pieces of relevant data from their cherished anecdotes or they might embellish the fragments still somehow lodged into the crumbling passageways of their feeble minds. Or both, such as in this short story of the early days […]

Valentine’s Day Viral Video — Post-It Note Love Letters
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Valentine’s Day Viral Video — Post-It Note Love Letters

Maybe I’m struggling with my lapsed romantic side. Maybe I’m just a sucker for a sweet and simple public expression of one’s love. Either way, Jesse Hale’s Post-It Note Love Letter video to his wife Holly, part of the Give It 100 challenge, puts a smile on my face, well […]

The 100 Days of Valentines Day Viral Video Will Sweeten Your Day
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The 100 Days of Valentines Day Viral Video Will Sweeten Your Day

A charming, newly-minted husband took the Giveit100 challenge by doing something funny to/fun with his bride every day for 100 days after their dreamy honeymoon phase was over and the time-suck of everyday life began to extinguish their flame. This video is about the sweetest thing you’ll see online today. […]

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On Golden Days

18,235 days. Give or take. Stupid leap years. Without a doubt, more than a handful of those days were turds marred by arguments not worthy of remembering. Today though, today is a no doubt, 24 carat solid gold day. ********** I cannot stress enough how all that I am, that […]

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Required Reading: What Doesn’t End A Marriage Will Only Serve To Make It Stronger (Or How To Fight With Your Wife Without A Future Court Date)

I am a fighter with my lover.  And yes, if you are curious, my lover will punch me in the arm tonight for caller her “my lover.” If anger is a nail, I never shelve it. Instead I hammer the fucker home strong, proud, and true. Sometimes I whack my […]

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Quick Thoughts: On 49 Years of Marriage

My mom and dad have been married 49 years today.  To each other!  Their stability and love for each other and their 3 sons is a huge part of the reason I am so stable in life and in my own relationships.  You can’t overstate the value of being raised […]

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