My wife and I were talking the other day about how loving our kids were to one another when we brought each new baby home from the hospital. Our daughter, now 14, just about loved her two little brothers to death.
Our oldest son, couldn’t keep the smile off his face and just couldn’t get enough of his little bro. But sometimes today we can barely get them to stand next to each other for a photo, hug one another, or even be in the same room with one another without some type of disagreement or fight.
What happens when you have a dead marriage? Is it time to throw in the towel, or is it possible to bring life back to your marriage?
Below is a response to my most recent Reader Survey, showing a dead marriage, or one without love, is a real problem for many, including my own marriage.
While I’m not a big TV watcher, I’ve recently gotten into a show on Netflix that I now watch somewhat regularly. I have to admit, some weekends I even binge watch. I’m way late to the party on it, but Breaking Bad is “my show” on Netflix.
As someone who is very passionate about my family, who tries to put my family first, and works to the best of my ability to provide for them, Breaking Bad hits me right there.
The past month one of the major sites I write for has been down, and another major site has been making some changes in preparation for a new web design. During this time I haven’t written as much for them as I normally would.
I’ve had a little time to begin to work on some other things, and brainstorm ways to create more value for you who read my blog. While brainstorming, I could just go and do what I think is best, or what I think is most needed for you when you visit my blog.
You’ve probably heard (a thousand times over) about the recorded conversation of Donald Sterling’s conversation about his views race, society on black people coming to his Clippers games.
I can honestly say it has been a large part of my media consumption over the past couple days. Probably close to an unhealthy amount.
When I was in real estate I remember some of the people we worked with saying “homes aren’t built like they used to.” At one point new homes and new neighborhoods seemed to pop up over night. The homes and subdivisions all looked great, but what many of our contractors discovered was they weren’t built as well as homes built years ago.
I recently wrote an article about rubber wedding rings after seeing an NFL player wearing one on HBO’s show Hard Knocks. The company which sells the wedding rings somehow discovered my article, contacted me, and offered to send me some rings.
Go back with me for a moment and think about your wedding day. Can you picture it yet? Can you recall the feeling in the air and your nervous sense of excitement? Do you remember all of the family, friends and guests that were there to cheer on you and your spouse? Can you recall the amount of love and emotion for the person you were about to VOW the rest of your life to? Go to those places for a moment and then come back…
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For us thirty-something-year-old men this is a great time when it comes to movies on the big screen. If you grew up watching super heroes on TV, many of your favorite childhood super heroes are now being featured on the big screen. And with some killer special effects!