marriage

Marriage is not so much a word as it is a sentence–a life sentence.

Claire Rowlands7 days ago
Traditionally Nontraditional
My life story is a wild ride and I'm sure I'll end up writing about more of it in the future, but right now, this is the story of me - circa 2017. Let's start at the beginning, I met my current partne...
Man pearson15 days ago
Baby Marriage
Do you look around you and realize that there are so many people getting married? Or having honeymoon babies? And can't shake the fact that they just graduated high school a year ago? In psychology th...
Tarin Campanella17 days ago
I Met My Husband in First Grade
I mean, obviously, we didn't get married at six years old. I did have a crush on him, though. I distinctly remember writing down a "List of Cute Boys" when I was in first grade. Joe's name was number ...
Yaritza Arias20 days ago
Perfect
It was a hot day, but to her, it felt cold as ever. She could feel the chills running down her spine. She looked around the room. Everything was perfect and neat. Not a speck of dust to be found; not ...
Jus L'amore22 days ago
What Women Miss Most About Young Love
This topic is one very near and dear to my heart, particularly since I suffer from P.P.S., also known as Peter Pan Syndrome. You may think I'm pulling your chain with this self-diagnosis but I assure ...
Denise Willis2 months ago
Five Reasons Not to Marry Someone
I have been married four times, five times if you count the fact that I married the same man twice. Not that these facts make me an expert, but they have given me some good insight as to the wrong rea...
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LP Steinbeck2 months ago
Laundry and Loss
Late last night I was posting some hand-written index cards and flyers and I met a lady in our local laundromat. I was just going to pin my papers and leave, but this lady was kind, she was friendly. ...
Sarah Toto2 months ago
The Story of a "Prison Wife"
In the photo above, what do you see? Some would see it as a couple overcoming a task together. Perhaps she couldn't quite make the climb on the rock so she's looking to her partner for support. She ha...
JazzyFay West2 months ago
The Truth About Couples Therapy
Having a relationship tends to be a wonderful thing to have whether it's romantic or platonic. Every type of relationship has ups and downs, little bumps in the road. Therefore, we need to face the fa...
Maurice Bernier2 months ago
How To Propose
I am a very single man! Already, I know what your question is going to be. “What qualifies you to tell us guys how to propose?” I am qualified because I have friends who are married. My parents were m...
Kathryn Ward3 months ago
5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before You Decide You've Found 'The One'
On July 1st, 2017, I said "yes" to the love of my life when she proposed that we spend the rest of our lives together. And on July 7th, we celebrated our 8 month dating anniversary. I know what you're...
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Rachael Murphey3 months ago
5 Ways Active Duty Will Change Your Spouse
If your spouse has just returned from active duty, do not be surprised to see signs of change. Regardless of rank, or job, or the degree to which they experienced front-line combat, the military has a...
Kit Dwyer3 months ago
When You're in a Relationship...But Single...
So not everything feels very rosy at the moment and I'm struggling to cope. I'm recently engaged to someone who works away more than they're home. I know there are a lot of people who find themselves ...
Jus L'amore3 months ago
Best Wedding Sites for Your Budget
Planning your wedding is no easy task. While it is hands down one of the most exciting times of your life, it can very quickly become one of the priciest. So often do brides-to-be set out to keep thei...
Daniele Lindenmuth3 months ago
Sadness
Have you ever been having a good day only to come home and have your heart and soul shattered by four words? Have you ever felt the excruciating pain of feeling your heart disintegrate inside your che...
Claire Raymond3 months ago
Why Do People Cheat?
For decades, there have been studies conducted all over the world trying to establish the most accurate percentage of the married population that cheat on their spouse. And although all studies show a...
Rachel Lesch3 months ago
The Hamiltons: Part 1
Eliza Hamilton smoothed the skirt of her new ball gown. The latest fashion was for high waists and a straight, column like silhouette. Gone were the tight corsets and immense panniers of her girlhood....
Kirstie Proffitt4 months ago
Loving More Than One
Polyamory as a word itself has two meanings: Poly meaning many and amor meaning love so polyamory means to have many loves. Yet polyamory is more than just a word. It is a lifestyle.