If you type top ten reasons for divorce in any search engine it will render several results. I can guarantee you that somewhere in most of the lists will be finances or financially related issues. For example, one spouse is spending frivolously while the other wants to save. One spouse is making the majority of the money and as a result, will not entertain any suggestions from the other on spending. A couple is struggling to make ends meet and the stress that accompanies this just eats away at the fabric of the relationship…I could go on and on.Read full story
My Husband Ignores Me!
It’s rude to be ignored, right? Yeah, it’s one of my pet peeves. Well, my husband ignored me yesterday! AND it wasn’t the first time either. Ok, ok, ok…I should probably explain lol. If you know my Oli, you know he’s the most attentive, selfless person in the world – especially when it comes to me or our children. So no, he doesn’t INTENTIONALLY ignore me or my concerns. BUT, there’s something I have to admit…Read full story
Marriage Is Not Hard Work
Allow me to present a different perspective on a popularly used phrase. We’ve all heard this phrase time and time again: “Marriage is hard work”. We have heard it and repeated it so much that it has become ingrained in our psyche. Many of us may have even gotten to the point where hearing that phrase over and over made us apprehensive about getting married altogether. Because if, throughout our lives, we’ve had to consistently do things that require a great deal of effort and endurance (the definition of hard work), we probably would not also want to be in a relationship which required that to survive. If you had the same thought process that we had, you may have been thinking, “I can be frustrated and [emotionally, physically and mentally] worn out all by myself!”Read full story