All posts tagged: how to make a marriage work

What Do You Do When Your Life is Unraveling?

A few days ago I was faced with a harsh reality, forcing me to take a step back to think about all that is my life. I decided while lying awake those nights, that if I maintained a daily routine I can stay focused or not feel totally disillusioned.  But I am finding  it difficult to continue as if…everything is okay. What do you do when your life is unraveling right before your very eyes?  I ask because  we all know that there are a number of components that make up this thing called life.  Relationship, kids, or family, work and a sliver of play and if one of those things is falling to pieces,  you find yourself…in a most fragile state. Worrying that the changes that are being forced upon you, are truly going to be for the better, like everyone insists or is it going to bring out the worst in me. Perhaps, I am vulnerable right now, and scared of what the future holds. And what sucks the most, is that right now I …

Lifestyle: Things I’ve Learned – Still Learning About Marriage

Over the weekend I went shopping, more like browsing by myself. I think subconsciously I needed to people watch more than anything so I can validate the human behaviors I’ve written about for a creative writing assignment. While in Michael’s (the craft store for those unfamiliar) I noticed number of couples, the man helping his wife or partner find something – the right color of a project, one woman shared a photograph on her cellphone for him as reference to help her find JUST THE RIGHT RED-ORANGE. I chuckled at the way he was pointing to every red paint color and her getting irritated or annoyed with him. Then another husband was given the task to find a spool of thread, which I realized how nervous he was, gathering a dozen samples for the wife to choose from. Another one was in charge of helping pick out imitation flowers for his wife. He stood there patiently holding the bunch and occasionally suggesting this and that only to get her disapproval. I left the store and …