marriage

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

Drew Helton7 months ago
The First Year of Marriage
It's an old saying: "The First Year of Marriage is the hardest." It's said by a lot of well-meaning friends and loved ones, but is it really true? I'm about 9 months into marriage with my beautiful, t...
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Joy Foster7 months ago
Love at First Sight
I grew up on the story of love at first sight. No, it was not a Disney fairy tale that sat on a bookshelf. It was the story of my grandparents. I imagined and hoped that I would have a story like thei...
Jeannie McDaniel8 months ago
I Promised You Forever, but What Did You Promise Me?
You had decided that, after only a few short weeks of knowing me, you wanted to devote the rest of your life to me. I remember that day as if it happened yesterday. It came from nowhere. I received tw...
Maurice Bernier8 months ago
The Many Differences Between a Happily Married Man and Me
I just got off the phone with my best friend Bob today. He is a great guy. We chat about many things when we are on the phone. Even though he is in California and I am in New York, I can easily tell b...
Stephanie Engel8 months ago
Polyamory: An End to Extramarital Affairs?
What does a top player in the NFL, an executive for Coca-Cola, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi’s husband Jionni LaValle, Real Housewives of New York’s star Kristen Taekman’s husband Josh, and Josh Dugger have...
Maurice Bernier8 months ago
The Estrogen vs Testosterone War
If you look back through history, many countries, including my country, the United States, have been involved in many battles in their existence: the Revolutionary War, World War I, World War II, the ...
Kimberly Crawford8 months ago
A Letter to the Other Woman
Dear -----, Today is the day I take back my life back. From this day forward, you will not haunt me. The greatest revenge is living a happy life. That is what I intend to do. I have always been a happ...
Alexandrea Sams8 months ago
What Love Looks Like
It was a windy yet beautiful spring day. The barn was decorated with lanterns and lavender, the dessert table consisted of Captain America decorated cupcakes. And the venue was packed with people that...
Ariana Seanor8 months ago
Why Marriages Fail
What is wrong? Anne Roiphe wrote a blog post, “Why Marriages Fail,” found on blog.sina.com and published by SINA Cooperation stating her argument on why marriages fail. This post contains information ...
Brittany Medvetz8 months ago
Dear Future Husband
To the man that I love with all my heart, Thank you. Thank you for everything you have done for me and for my child. I don't know how many times I will say thank you just to make sure you understand h...
Tay Walker8 months ago
Welcome to My World
As my first entry, I’d like to introduce myself, and give you all a peak of who I am, my family, and my everyday struggles and blessings. I’m Taylor, and I’m married to my best friend, Michael. I am 2...
LP Steinbeck8 months ago
Invasion
I drove down the road to the Horsfall Dunes, and the weather was perfectly Pacific Northwest coastal; not too hot or cold; sunny, breezy, spots of clouds, the scent of the sea in the air. It was an id...
Maurice Bernier8 months ago
The Marriage Contract
I am an old guy. I have been around the block more times than I can remember. Even still, I thought about sitting at a table one night to compose my bucket list. Take part in an Olympic sport. Get my ...
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Krishna Bhandari9 months ago
Arranged Marriage
Arranged marriage is a subject about which people hold strongly contrasting views. Arranged marriage is when two strangers marry by the agreement of their parents or guardians. In some countries, espe...
Deidre Simpson9 months ago
Keeping the Flame
We've all been there, admit it. We look at our spouse and feel such anger or resentment. I can't tell you how many times I've held my tongue and kept it quietly inside me, especially after having a ba...
Brandi Payne9 months ago
Finding That Special Soulmate
I grew up thinking love was just that, love. I saw my family love each other, my friends love and care for each other, but I was never that young girl who dreamed of what her wedding day would look li...
Hanan Alghamdi10 months ago
Raindrops
The silence in her bedroom was interrupted by the rain drops fiercely hitting the window. Laying on her bed pretending to sleep, her gaze was fixed on the raindrops straggling to stay in format when r...
Brandi DuPree10 months ago
There's No Place for Green at Our Wedding
They always say that you shouldn't compare yourself to other people or be envious of what they have, and I'd be lying if I said I don't. It's incredibly hard not to compare myself to others, especiall...