Happy Valentine's Day! Ain't love grand? Unfortunately, according to many people love and marriage are mutually exclusive. I'm a firm believer that it doesn't have to be that way. I'm five years into my marriage and still happy. Our relationship doesn't stay that way on its own though. I'll always be learning how to be … Continue reading How to Survive Marriage
What does a wife look like?
Sometimes when people find out that I'm married, they say things like "You don't seem like you'd be married" or "I never would have guessed you have a husband". I laugh it off but can't help but wonder- what do they think a wife is supposed to look like? I assume a great deal of … Continue reading What does a wife look like?
What women want
The other night we went out for Mexican food and margaritas, and then had a little kickback. Of course, when you have a bunch of young men and women who are slightly tipsy and talking after midnight, the conversation turned to sex and dating. Nothing too racy but still my mind was blown. I'm a … Continue reading What women want
Divorce is for rich people
[Now would be a good time to remind you all that I AM NOT A LAWYER AND THIS IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE. This is purely my own opinion and should not be relied upon in any legal situation!] What is the value of a marriage? Should we take into account: -The intangible cost of sacrificing … Continue reading Divorce is for rich people
Let's hear it for the boys
Last night at the DNC, Michelle Obama gave a fantastic, inspiring speech. She paid tribute to her own father as well as Barack. Today the blogs and media were all abuzz about it. I read a couple of articles that said the difference between Michelle's and Ann Romney's speeches was that Michelle talked about raising children … Continue reading Let's hear it for the boys
Alpha vs. Beta: Here's one for the nice guys
Beta males are unfairly maligned in today’s society. They’ve gotten a rep for being spineless doormats who can’t escape from the friend box long enough to get laid, much less get a girlfriend. However, our understanding of social rank in the animal kingdom is a little off. We all know that alpha males are the … Continue reading Alpha vs. Beta: Here's one for the nice guys