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The Act of Loving

My husband is adopted.  How he connects, attaches and loves is very different from me. My husband is particularly good at self-sabotage.  His unintended, but often realized, survival philosophy has been “if I push you away it will hurt less than if you push me away.”  Except, it doesn’t work that way and the hurting,… Continue reading The Act of Loving

baby #2 · Crazy Wife · Stuff for Baby · Stuff for Me and Baby · The Undad · Toddlers · Trent and I · Uncategorized

Teaser

I haven’t written much this year. I’ve been, for the most part, too busy trying to keep it together, at least on the surface.  Between work, vomiting, a toddler, and CFS/FMS my time has been spoken for. Baby number two will soon arrive. My mother started making herself at home in our tiny spare bedroom;… Continue reading Teaser

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Friggin’ Toilets

This may come as a surprise to you, but The Undad and I fight.  I know, I know, I recently wrote about how he’s been working on becoming my perfect partner, but the reality is we fight.  He’s human. I’m human.  He has expectations.  I have unrealistic expectations.  He’s a weirdo.  I’m, well, an over… Continue reading Friggin’ Toilets

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How to Drive Your Woman Wild

I’m not embarrassed to admit that finding ourselves pregnant nine months after getting married pretty much brought our honeymoon lifestyle to a screeching stop.  Between gaining 76 lbs with my pregnancy, 8 months of morning (all day) sickness, 2 months of pregnancy related hives, postpartum liver deficiency,  the unbelievable stress/expense of taking four months of… Continue reading How to Drive Your Woman Wild

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Why I Love my Husband Enough to Embrace Dingy Whites

Laundry is tough. It takes time and effort. It’s necessary, but often a struggle. It seems endless and limiting, but the joy of freshly laundered sheets or pajamas is incomparable. Relationships are equally tough. They are filled with drama and strife.  Often we feel the other is insane.  She wants what? He won’t do what?… Continue reading Why I Love my Husband Enough to Embrace Dingy Whites