What is Married Life Really Like?

Spending your life in marriage with someone you love is one of life’s great joys.  Yes, married life can also be one of life’s greatest challenges.  If you polled 12 couples about married life, you’d probably received 12, or even 24, different views.

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With nearly 12 years of marriage life, I have a real appreciation of marriage.  Although, before marrying my wife, I never dreamed I would get married.  I am happy to be living this married life and enjoying all of it’s benefits.

200 Posts and A Marriage Book With Your Help

This post happens to be my 200th post on this site.  After one year of blogging, I have to say I am really excited about what my blog has become.  JackieBledsoe.com has become a great group of family leaders looking to better lead their families.  A group of husbands and wives looking to improve their relationships.   As well as many dads and moms becoming better parents.

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How To Have a Great Relationship with Your In-Laws

It’s Friday and that means my friend Shawn Snyder, from The Odd Couple Blog, and I are teaming up on our weekly marriage blog.  Shawn will share her thoughts (in green) on the topic through the eyes of a woman/wife, and I’ll share mine (in blue) through the eyes of a man/husband.  This week’s topic is Dealing With Your In-Laws.  Enjoy!

How to have a great relationship with your in-laws

How does the relationship with your in-laws affect the relationship with your spouse?  Could rocky in-law relationships cause rocky relations at home?  How great would it be if the relationship with your in-laws was a great one?  It is possible, and it is not much different than what it takes to make a healthy marriage.

Little White Lies. Are They Beneficial to Your Marriage?

It’s Friday and that means my friend Shawn Snyder, from The Odd Couple Blog, and I are teaming up on our weekly marriage blog.  Shawn will share her thoughts (in green) on the topic through the eyes of a woman/wife, and I’ll share mine (in blue) through the eyes of a man/husband.  This week’s topic is Little White Lies.  Enjoy!

White lies in marriage

Have you ever told a “little white lie” to your spouse?  If you have never done so, you are probably one of the few.  With so many principles of marriage being disregarded in society today, the “white lie” is viewed as harmless.

What Makes a Healthy Marriage

It’s Friday and that means my friend Shawn Snyder, from The Odd Couple Blog, and I are teaming up on our weekly marriage blog.  Shawn will share her thoughts (in green) on the topic through the eyes of a woman/wife, and I’ll share mine (in blue) through the eyes of a man/husband.  This week’s topic is a healthy marriage.  Enjoy!

Do you have a healthy marriage?  Before answering that, what makes a healthy marriage?  If you were to have a marriage checkup what would the physician prescribe?

11 Reasons Why Married Life Is The Best Life

Today I have been married to my beautiful wife for 11 years.  It amazes me to think that 11 years ago on this day, we made a lifelong commitment to one another and to God.  What also amazes me is that we have know each other more than half our lives, we met over 19 years ago, and she still decided to marry me! 🙂

What You Can Learn From “Uncle Drew”

The NBA Finals started Tuesday night, and being the basketball fan/junkie that I am, I was watching of course. During a commercial break, Pepsi aired a commercial that instantly became one of my favorite commercials.  You may have watched it Tuesday night, or seen the viral YouTube video that the commercial is based on.