Category Archives: Marriage

17 Years and Counting

Today marks our 17th year together. My husband and I have been together for over half of our lives. That seems totally crazy to me. In one way it feels like yesterday that we danced at our Deb Ball, babies … Continue reading

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A Lesson for Men

Is there anything more demoralising than the question, from husband to wife: “So, what did you do all day?” It’s a slap in the face for a stay at home Mum. Yes, it actually stings. Last night I was sitting … Continue reading

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The Perfect Princess Syndrome

Ladies, let me tell you a secret. Submitting to your husbands does not mean being a doormat or lapdog. It does not mean being ‘obedient’. It does not mean you are his door greeting-scotch pouring-apron wearing- sandwich making-sex toy. (unless of … Continue reading

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This Weekend is a Child Free Zone

As I prepare for our kid free weekend away I realise that it has been far too long since our last ‘adults only’ escape. I can’t even remember our last opportunity to have some time to ourselves. I think we … Continue reading

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Two Birds, One Stone

I have a few ideas for my blog post today, but I’m going to tell you about the most annoying one. My husband. He heads off to bed last night, at about 11, and I am following closely behind. I … Continue reading

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Put Your Marriage First

This is, I imagine, quite a controversial subject. People like to think that their children are their existence. And to an extent I agree. Yes I live for my kids, in the sense that I want everything for them. I work … Continue reading

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