Marriage is not always easy. Sometimes there’s fighting, sometimes there’s a lack of communication, and sometimes there’s just a bad day. I find that with a lot of people, including myself, it is a lot easier to remember the bad times more than the good, especially when in the middle of a funk. I started these weekly posts so that way when I do hit that bump in the road, I can look back and remind myself that there is still a long smooth road ahead of us too.
When I was younger I never wanted to get married, and really didn’t think about having kids. Now I’m married with almost three kids. After A was born something changed. Not only did she become my life and being a mother became the most important job in the world for me, but it also made me really want a family. For awhile after a few failed relationships I thought that I would just be the single mom for the rest of my life, which honestly didn’t seem so bad after watching seasons of The Gilmore Girls. Yes A and I would just be BFFs and I would just be the successful young mother. Continue reading →
Happy Friday everyone Today’s installment of why I got married? Because my husband helps carry my baggage. Now even though the picture is of my husband literally helping me with my pink baggage (he is very secure in his masculinity), I meant this more as a metaphor. Continue reading →
Last Friday’s Reasons Why I Got Married post was about how my husband works hard to care for and support our family. This week’s is about how he plays hard and has the energy of a 20 year old and how he makes me a more active person. Most people don’t realize that my husband is 37 years old and will be 38 in March. Can you believe it? I can’t sometimes. Not only does he not LOOK that age, but he doesn’t act it either. Now I’m not saying he’s immature (though he has his moments), but he definitely is more active than the normal late 30-year old. Continue reading →