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My Husband Doesn’t Like GoT, And Now I Don’t Know Who I Married…

Let me start off by saying I love my husband and I am so lucky to have found this great man. Now that I got that out of the way, I can start my story. I am almost as much a movie/TV fanatic as I am an obsessed book lover (notice the word almost), so …

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10 Times Your Spouse Sent You Into A Blind Rage

Marriage is hard on everyone. Sure, at first it’s all honeymooning and sex and being on your best behavior, but at some point the guard comes down and life gets messy. We’ve all been there. You love your spouse, but if they do this one horrible thing one more time you swear to GOD you will …

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My Husband Has Never Seen Me ‘Use’ The Bathroom

I’ve crossed quite a few personal lines in the last three-plus years that I’ve been with my husband. He’s seen my make-up free cheeks in all their blotchy, pink glory. He’s seen the purple half moons that show up under my eyes when I’m tired. He’s seen my greasy hair pulled back in a bun …

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You Never Really Know Someone Until You Have To Wash Dishes With Them

Our dishwasher broke sometime over the last week, and I didn’t know it but my fiance just kept running the dishwasher assuming that eventually the dishes would get clean. Spoiler: they didn’t. Our dishwasher is busted. Super busted. And it turns out, you never really know someone until you have to wash dishes with them. …

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I Knew He Was The One When I Realized Life Was More Fun With Him In It

I saw a meme the other day that perfectly captured my relationship with my future husband. I can’t find it, no amount of googling has made it resurface, so I figured I’d blog about it. The night I met my fiancee is stuck in my head like an award winning movie. I can almost remember …

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I Don’t Care If My Husband Watches THAT, I Watch It, Too!

I don’t care if my husband watches porn. Like at all. Well, I mean, not while he’s driving…or when he’s supposed to be taking out the trash. But if I’m not home and he’s got a spare minute? He’s welcome to peel his own carrot. Now, for some of you this is a non-issue. Of …

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21 Funny Tweets In Honor of Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and while many on Twitter are bragging about their romantic plans or lamenting the lack of a date, these fine men and women know what we really want — to be entertained.  I’ve compiled 21 thoroughly wacky tweets about love, dating, and massive exasperation guaranteed to make you laugh. 21 Funny Tweets In …

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How Bathing A Cat Shows What Kind Of Relationship You Have

I love my boyfriend. We have a solid relationship built on love, trust, and mutual care of our three cat overlords. I say this because sometimes when you have cats things…happen. And when said things happen (read poo gets stuck in fur, fur must be cleaned), it’s usually a two-person job. Thus I have learned, …

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You Know It’s True Love When He Buys You Depends

My boyfriend and I have been together a while now. We’re beyond the honeymoon stage and firmly into making this our happy life together, crazy as those words sound. But I didn’t really know how much he loved me, until he got me Depends. Yes, Depends. As in, adult diapers. You Know It’s True Love …

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Five Things Every Woman Should Demand In Relationships

Over the past few months, I’ve kinda enjoyed being on my own. A good relationship used to be really important. It was a sign of maturity. A thing to show how far I’d come in life. I come from a place where people marry young comparatively nowadays. For the most part it was like, “Okay, you had …

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A Year Ago I Didn’t Want Kids, Now I Live For Mustard Bombs And Maniacal Baby Giggles…

A little over a year ago my personal dating profile could have read something like: ‘Crazy workaholic cat lady who loves wild weekends with big books and bottomless pots of dark roast coffees looking for Mr. Right Now to help keep her gossip interesting and her reputation questionable.’ No shame. Who knew things would change …

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They Don’t Really Go To Church – And 4 Other Lies Your Inlaws Would Have You Believe

Let’s face it – we all want to present the better side of ourselves to our (future) spouses, and their families, and while the ones we love will eventually become aware of all of our flaws, as we will become aware of theirs, it is human nature to try to convince our in-laws that we …

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I Will Cut The Next Bitch Who Adds Me To A Wedding Group

I’m adding to the list of things I wish I hadn’t done after getting engaged. First up was simply not telling anyone I was engaged. This week it’s wedding groups. I Will Cut The Next Bitch Who Adds Me To A Wedding Group See, I joined a couple because I figured I’d troll them for …

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Telling People I Got Engaged Was A Huge Mistake

At the time of writing this I’ve been engaged (that’s such a weird word to use in regards to…well…me) for almost five whole days. My long time boyfriend proposed on New Year’s Day. We waited a few days to tell family and close friends. This was, essentially, to ease ourselves into the chaos that is the …

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Why We Have Not One…But Seven…Christmas Trees

You read that right, we don’t have one Christmas tree. We have seven. Believe it or not, that’s our version of compromise. When two people move in together not all things are going to be wonderfully in synch. For as great as my boyfriend and I have combined our lives there are some things we …

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10 Reasons Why Living With A Parent Is The Best

So, my mom lives with me. Or I live with her, depending on who you ask and how the royalty checks are going. We’ve cohabitated since my father died, and fortunately we get along pretty well. Or at least we have since I finished what my brother described as pubermenopause hell. You get a lot …

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The Butterfly Effect Of Bad Handwriting

While perusing Reddit the other day I came across a post asking “What is one seemingly inconsequential decision have you made that changed your life?” Many of the responses were along the lines of randomly deciding to be nice to the new kid and thereby making a new best friend for life. Another recounted the …

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I Don’t Want Kids. What Does This Mean For My Love Life?

I don’t want children, and that’s okay. I’m 26 years old, and I’ve been thinking about this for nearly a decade. There’s just one problem with being 26, single, and choosing not to have children. Dating. I don’t want children, but that doesn’t mean I don’t want to be in love. So, I’ve made up …

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Science Proves Dogs And Humans Are Earth’s OTP (One True Pairing)

Once again, science proves something that people already know. Dog people, anyway. A study published in the journal Science proved that dogs respond to both the words their people say and the tone. The really cool part about this, though, is that they showed that they process them in different parts of the brain, similar to …

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He Loves Me Not: 10 Signs Your Prince Charming Is Actually A Warty Little Toad

It’s ingrained in us, that need for romantic love and connection. It puts us on our best behavior during those early, get-to-know-you days and adds a rosy haze to our outlook, causing us to miss those early clouds forming over our new romance. Don’t get caught in a shit storm of what should’ve been your …

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Six Been There, Done That Tips To Surviving As A Step-Mom

I was wholly unprepared to be a step-mom. Completely and totally. I don’t think there’s a word that fully encompasses just how out of my depth I was. In the last few years I’ve made a lot of mistakes, but I’ve also learned a lot of lessons. For one, thanks to Disney step moms get …

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Anyone Else’s Boyfriend “Must Haves” List Getting Smaller And Smaller?

It’s no secret that I’m a little on the anti-social, introvert, was that guy flirting with me or did he just need my number because they always ask for my number at CVS side of things. I don’t mean to be; it’s just who I am. In high school I was the wallflower with the journal sitting …

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16 Things I’ve Learned By Living With My 16-Year-Old Niece…

It’s summer and with kids out of school my niece has come to stay with me for a bit. While I couldn’t be more excited, this time together has been a complete crash course in all things teenager. I get that I’m not a full-time parent, but there are still some pretty huge things that …

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10 Golden Rules For Starting A New Relationship

Starting a new relationship is both exciting and nerve racking. You’re eager to impress your new partner but exceptionally nervous about doing the wrong thing; after all you don’t want to ruin the relationship before it has a chance to get off the ground. Life is unpredictable, and sometimes we just have to fail in order to …

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5 Essential Things To Keep In Mind When Dealing With Inlaws

From the minute you said ‘I Do’ you’ve had issues with certain members of your new husband’s family. They’re different than you (you didn’t realize how different until now), they’re strange about how they deal with normal things, they eat their food on the wrong side of their mouth. Right now you are experiencing life …

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20 Questions To Ask Your Guy When You REALLY Want To Know Everything

Let’s face it – your guy is pretty amazing; but, he also doesn’t like to talk about himself. Why is that? Maybe it’s his selfless attitude, or he’s just a private person. Guys aren’t usually the masters of talking. Either way, you’re lucky to have him in your life. When you’re dating or even if you’re in …

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5 Sad Reasons The Spark Fades In Your Relationship

You were once in love. Do you remember how that felt? Now, you can’t stand being at the same table anymore. His chewing is disgusting, and he says he never realized how dead your eyes look when you talk. How did you get here? Intimate relationships are great at first. The two partners involved enjoy …

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Forget About Boxers Or Briefs, THIS Is What I Don’t Understand…

What’s the deal with thongs? Seriously, I need help with this one because I’m just not finding the purpose behind them…not even a little. I have about 87 reasons why I don’t wear them, but I’m really curious about you women who do. My roommate wears them. She says it’s to avoid panty lines. Know …

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Dating Deal Breaker: THIS Is Why I Prefer Book Boyfriends…

If you’re offended by romance novels, we should probably not date. Recently I started talking to this guy who was all sorts of excited to find out I was a published author…right up until he found out I write romance. “Oh,” he said. “No offense but I would never read that crap.” So let’s set …

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When Your ‘Honey-Do’ List Never Gets Done…

I have a desk in the middle of my bedroom. Not a desk…a half built desk. There are boards piled on top of my nightstand, screwdrivers and a hammer laying next to the bed, and the screws have been scattered around a little by the kittens. The desk was supposed to take two hours to …

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This Woman Drew What We’re All Thinking…And It’s AMAZING!

Reddit user bpwwhirl asked his wife to draw a picture of what’s on her mind. And…it’s a lot. And…it’s amazing. Basically, it’s the same things that are on all of our minds, I guess I’d just never seen it in picture form before… Yes, yes, yes, to all of this. Throw in a little bit about …

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We All Have That One Friend Who Is Like Buddy The Elf…

Some people love Christmas, but we’ve all got that one friend who REALLY LOVES CHRISTMAS. That one perky person in our lives whose eyes are bright and shiny year round and their optimism could brighten a funeral… When Christmas rolls around, it’s like GO TIME for that person. And while some of us drag out …

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10 Ways Marriage Is Like A Slow Cooker

Anyone who’s been in a romantic relationship has experienced it–that new-love rush, when you can’t get enough of each other and think you’ll feel that way forever. But then marriage, jobs and kids come along and you forget all the things you used to love about each other in the first place. Like cooking a …

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