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April 2011 Blog Posts (10)

49 Years of Marriage, Husband Gives Anniversary Gift of $1 for Every Day Married

After 49 years together Arthur Schumacher is still able to surprise his wife Jeanette. Arthur spent nearly a day traveling all over the area emptying the local banks of their $1 bill stashes. He even went 40 miles out of town before he finally accumulated over 150 bundles of $1 bills, totaling $17,885. Arthur isn't supposed to drive so their daughter drove him…

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Added by hitched on April 29, 2011 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Boyfriend and Friends Don't Mix

Why is it that your boyfriend and your friends just don’t mix? Why do you get the distinct impression you have to give up your friends to please your boyfriend?



I'm at the car dealership, waiting for my car to be serviced, and a woman nearby is finishing up a conversation on her cell. The guy sitting with her is shaking his head. She turns to him, "What?" "Why did you invite them to dinner?" the guy asks, "You know I don't like them." "I thought you did like them," the woman says,… Continue

Added by Noelle Nelson on April 22, 2011 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Boring Bedrooms and the Cure for Nocturnal Headaches

I honestly don't think that there are any words more over-used on the planet than "sex" and "sexy". In contemporary advertising and everyday conversations, "sexy" is used to describe just about everything: your car, my lipstick, a woman's legs, breasts, a guy's rear end, a magazine, a pair of shoes and the list is by no means exhaustive. We have grown so accustomed to singing about sex in Pop and R & B music, having it talked about on talk-shows, discussed on blogs (present company…

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Added by Denise J Charles on April 17, 2011 at 10:12pm — 1 Comment

Watching Your Words With Ex

Why is it anything you tell your child ends up coming out of your ex's mouth all wrong? How does your ex manage to twist your words no matter how carefully you say things?



Your child comes back from his usual "Dad" weekend, all moody and out of sorts. You ask "What's wrong?" He mumbles the usual "Nothing'" but eventually comes out with "Dad says you don't have time for me." "And why does he say that?" you ask, shocked. "Cause you said you wouldn't be calling over the weekend" he… Continue

Added by Noelle Nelson on April 15, 2011 at 12:05am — No Comments

Newspaper Publishes Wrong Lotto Numbers, Couple Thinks They Won Millions

It sounds like a cruel joke, but one Colorado couple is not laughing. Jim and Dorothy Sprague woke up Sunday morning and checked their Lotto numbers that matched exactly what was published in the paper. For a short while, they believed they were millionaires. More precisely, they believed… Continue

Added by hitched on April 12, 2011 at 3:23pm — No Comments

Is Cyber Sex Cheating?

Dr. Trina Read answers, "My husband goes onto My Space and 'hooks-up' with other players. Isn't this considered cheating?" For more great videos, articles, blogs and podcasts go to…

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Added by Trina Read on April 11, 2011 at 7:33am — No Comments

Husband Gives Wife First-Ever Mosquito-Born STD

When you're a researcher going on excursions in the name of science, you know that your spouse must be an understanding person. For Brian Foy, his wife deserves her own excursion that comes with cocktails poolside. Foy and his research partner, Kevin Kobylinski, were in West Africa researching malaria in…

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Added by hitched on April 8, 2011 at 4:01pm — No Comments

Half of Men Don't Go to the Doctor

A national survey of 519 men, commissioned by Esquire magazine found that 50% of men ages 18 to 50 don't have a primary-care physician, and a third haven't had a checkup in more than a year. Moreover, 40% of men in their 40s have never had their…

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Added by hitched on April 6, 2011 at 5:38pm — No Comments

The Secret to a Happy Marriage: Irrational Optimism

Scientists at the University of Buffalo followed 222 newlyweds through their first three years of marriage and found that the spouses who idealized their partners were happier than those who went into their union with a more accurate impression. This means they saw their spouse as fitter, smarter, kinder or wittier than they really were. It reminds us of that Jerry Seinfeld routine where he describes how men, no matter how poorly they behave, end up with women anyway…and that women think,…

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Added by hitched on April 4, 2011 at 5:03pm — No Comments

Score With Your Boss: Be on Time!

Your Boss is really annoying. So you’re five minutes late, what’s the big deal? It’s not like your Boss is always on time. Besides, you have a life! There are lunches to make, kids to take to school – OK, kids to get up, get dressed, get fed and get to school, not to mention getting yourself up, dressed, fed and ready. And yes, agreed, it’s more often fifteen minutes than five, but come on! There’s traffic, and weather to deal with and everything else.



Which is exactly what you tell… Continue

Added by Noelle Nelson on April 2, 2011 at 8:35pm — No Comments

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Episode 458: Choosing a Different Response In Your Marriage Story

When you know who you are and what your story is, you can shape how you respond to your spouse and the world. Dr. Noelle Nelson explains tips on how to make this happen.

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