How many times has the joke been made about how fake girls’ friendships are? How many times have you heard both men and women claim that girls’ friendships are filled with affection and emotion but break faster than guys can even get around to telling their friends that their shirt looks good? [Read more…]
Money is an age old problem that has affected marriages for a long time. According to research, arguing about money is the top predictor of divorce, especially when those arguments happen early in marriage. Even though some of these marriages don’t end in divorce, there is constant fighting about money problems. This constant tension can kill whatever happiness the couple have and turn marriage into a sour experience. Here are major money issues in marriage and how to navigate them. [Read more…]
If asked now why you love a certain person most of us usually start listing great qualities about that person. We go on and on about how good and awesome they are and explain that these qualities are the reason we love them. For me who is married I would speak of how my husband is reliable and supportive, how he is funny and great to be around among many other things. Most men will mention their wife’s housekeeping skills, great cooking and her strength and support. And all this is good. Great stuff right there.
But should we love people just for what they are to us? What if over the course of years, your wife or husband stopped having those qualities that you like so much? Would you still love them? If your reasons for loving your spouse/friend all have something to do with his or her qualities, when those qualities disappear then your basis for love is over. [Read more…]