Tag Archives: Expectations in marriage

Information about Sex Before Marriage

We found the following report on CNN.com, titled Men have upper hand in sexual economy.  It reports on research on the sexual behaviors of both men and women before marriage and some of the consequences of that behavior. Here is … Continue reading

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Those Trying Times in Marriage

Around New Year’s resolution time it occurred to me that we, and I suspect all, married couples have some low spots in their marriage and still do, occasionally.  I’m not talking about major crises that threaten a marriage, but the … Continue reading

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Folding Fitted Sheets (Continued)

Last week we wrote about wasting time in our relationship.  It occurred to us this week that it might be good to think about what we do that could look like wasting time, but isn’t,  and directly addressing issues so … Continue reading

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Folding Fitted Sheets

During the last week both of us have encountered a comment about folding fitted sheets.  I saw posts by several people on FaceBook about how to fold a fitted sheet.  Bob saw a book titled “Life is too Short to … Continue reading

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We’re Home!

On September 16 we started driving west from Chicago with the intention of seeing some of the western part of the U.S. that we had never visited and to move toward our goal of visiting all 50 states.  We arrived … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Our 48 Years Together

Last week we celebrated our 48th anniversary.  We had a wonderful day together.  As we went through the day we happened to mention on occasion that it was our 48th anniversary.  We were surprised by the response.  Many saw that … Continue reading

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Aging while Married

The August issue of U.S. Catholic has three excellent articles on living in retirement.  The first, You Can’t Take It with You, by Laura Fletcher, deals with some of the practicalities that become important as we get older.  We need … Continue reading

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What We Did For Love

We have been traveling, hence no post last week.  We spent time with our daughter and son-in-law as their girls moved on from elementary to junior high and junior high to high school. In addition the girls were in dance … Continue reading

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Should Wedding Traditions Change with Society?

The month of June is traditionally the month for weddings.  We have had several conversations recently as we read or saw report on TV and the internet about how weddings are changing, along with marriage itself.  Many things are changing, … Continue reading

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Quotes about Relationships

In this modern world of electronics I (Rita) find myself on a computer news service several times each day. Since we are always looking for something to talk about with each other and to write in our weekly blog, when … Continue reading

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