Label this marriage ‘conflicted’

I’m armed and I’m told, dangerous.      No thing, no person is safe.      Hello, my name is Daryn and I’m a recovering slob.      Perhaps, “lazy clutterer” is a better label.      Speaking of labels, Husband says this is the problem. The messy beginning      We begin with the mess.      First there was me. I passed my lack of tidiness off to being single for so long.      Then, there was Husband. Surely, getting married would be the

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Rescued Poinsettia plant takes root in husband’s undying love

It’s the kind of love you root for.      You know that top notch person you adore who just hasn’t found her person?      That was the story with an old friend and work colleague of mine.      The beauty of social media as we lived in different cities and took different career paths meant I could follow along as she found love later in life.      This friend’s new husband clearly adored her. That was evident from the photos

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The excellent reason I lied to my husband

I lied to my husband this week.      Which sounds awful and horrible.      Judge me, if you must.      But first consider this:      It was all for a good cause.      And,      And,      He told me to. How we got to the lie      It was one of those mid-January snowy gray weekends. Both daughters are gone.      Just Husband, Pup, and I at home doing the kind of chores and tasks no one wants to

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The Magic of Setting Your Favorite Possession Free

I never understood why he wanted the boat.      Then again, there was so much I didn’t understand about their divorce.      Why would anyone not want to be married to my phenomenal friend?      Why would he cheat on her?      Gaslight her?      There are some things that are beyond explaining.      Like the boat.      Friend was and is a world champion barefoot water skier.      Her husband wasn’t a skier.      He hated going to the

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Beautiful Reunion for Couple Married 60 Years After 215 Days Apart Because of Covid Restrictions

Beautiful reunion after Covid restrictions kept this wonderful couple apart for 215 days This beautiful reunion is what you need to see today. If true, everlasting love is your kind of thing. Joe and Eve have been married for 60 years. This crazy pandemic threw them a challenge they couldn’t have seen coming. BBC World reports that husband Joe got sick about the time his beloved wife, Eve, had to move into a memory assist facility. COVID restrictions meant they

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Realizing My Marriage Is Like The Inside Of A Hard Boiled Egg

It’s the hard boiled egg hack I’ve been looking for my entire life.      This story starts with a mystery. Our messy life      “Why would someone leave two random eggs sitting on a shelf in our fridge?” I asked myself as I went about my daily quest to keep the fridge somewhat organized.      With these pandemic times, both Husband and I and working from home, youngest daughter doing Fall semester of college from her cave, er, room, the

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Why I’m Pretty Sure My Perfectly Imperfect Husband Just Gave Me a Compliment

What do you think about what my perfectly imperfect husband just had to say? I found out this week that my husband has got it.     Got it bad. I’m kicking myself because I should’ve known.     Maybe I should’ve expected it during this ongoing pandemic? As long as we’re trying on maybe’s, maybe he shouldn’t have gone there. Come inside our marital conversation      So, let me invite you into certain marital conversation that took place this week.      I came

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Loving Husband Gets Star Jamie Foxx To Serenade His Wife In Honor of 10th Wedding Anniversary

Jamie Foxx helps husband express his feelings for the love of his life It was superstar Jamie Foxx to the rescue for one husband who wanted to go the extra mile to show his wife how much he loves her on their 10th wedding anniversary. Who is this incredibly romantic husband? Devale Ellis is a former NFL player turned actor and YouTube star. He and his wife, Khadeen were also recently featured in a New York Times article on how

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Video Conference Weddings Now Legal In New York State Thanks To Governor’s Executive Order

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo makes video conference weddings legal Video conference weddings are now the new legal answer to frustrated brides and grooms in New York state. Saturday, Governor Andrew Cuomo made it the new law of the land. ‘There’s now no excuse when the question comes up. You can do it by Zoom.’ NY Governor Andrew Cuomo Here’s the governor’s official tweet. I love one woman’s response! Aww.. that's sweet. Thank you, Gov Cuomo! Can you also help

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Stranger Helps Divorced Couple Overcome Their Canceled Second Wedding And Makes Daughter’s Wish Come True

Divorced couple Adrianne and Gabriel Taylor were determined to see their rekindled love win Adrianne and Gabriel Taylor have the best second wedding story for our uncertain times. They were first married 10 years ago. “We did so much wrong,” Adrianne shared with me when I reached her by phone. “Plus, we had stressors like having a baby, moving to a new city, and both starting new jobs.”      The marriage lasted three years.      Adrianne is not one to

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