Cheating. It’s a scary word. When we think of a cheating partner, we usually think of it at a distance. It’s something that we’ve seen in a movie or heard that happened to one of our friends. Very seldom do we believe that cheating could happen in our own relationship. I used to think like this…until it happened to me. In the grand scheme of things, there are far worse events that could happen than to discover that your partner hasn’t been faithful. But when it happens to you, ... Continue Reading
A recent poll asked “Would you want to know if your partner was cheating on you?” The answers may surprise you.
Plan a culture fused wedding, and a future, with these tips and lessons.
While it may seem shocking, interracial marriage was not even legal in the United States until 1967. Children born of interracial relationships before that time were considered a scandal. With celebrities like Halle Berry and Thandie Newton on the scene today (both children of interracial parents) it’s hard to believe the country was ever that closed-minded. Since then, though, roughly 1.6 million interracial marriages have occurred and more than 70% of all Americans have no problem with ... Continue Reading
Ways to spend quality time with your spouse, without spending large quantities of money.
Married life can be hectic ... filled with kids, jobs, activities. Taking time out with your spouse has to be deliberate or it tends not to happen. Also, with today's economy, sometimes it is hard to carve out any extra money to do so. If you are able to go out dinner and babysitter included ... fabulous. If not, here are a few suggestions for spending quality time with your spouse for little or no money. Go on a walk together. Yes, it is a simple thing, but valuable in that it ... Continue Reading
Do divorce ceremonies offer the chance to mourn and provide closure to a couple?
You’re invited. Come one, come all, to watch us end our marriage. There might even be wine and a buffet. It’s a party y’all! Sound like fun? Yes, there is a new trend emerging in Japan, called the Divorce Ceremony. It might sound like a joke, or maybe even a Saturday Night Live skit, but it’s happening and it’s real. The ceremony to mark a couple's ending of their marriage costs 55,000 yen ($690) and it includes a buffet meal, where the now exes sit at separate tables and ... Continue Reading