"Women marry men hoping they'll change; men marry women hoping that they never will." ~Albert Einstein
Are you the same woman he married? Your husband, I meant, not Einstein. Change is inevitable but have those changes had a positive or negative impact on your marital relationship?
I can't say that all of my personal changes were positive but recognizing that fact helped me turn this around. I just celebrated my 53rd birthday. Gee, that makes me sound old. Yet, I feel young all over again and a little wiser to boot!
Here's the latest article from the Marriage site at BellaOnline.com.
The Woman He Married But Better
Are you the same woman he married? Of course not. You're better.
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Help Your Spouse Lose Weight and Get Healthy!
In 12 Easy Steps
Authored by Lori Phillips
When the doctor told me to help my husband lose weight, the idea made me laugh out loud. I couldn't even get him to pick up his dirty socks. How could I get him to stop eating his beloved egg rolls or drinking his daily gallon of cola?
But after a heart attack and a weight gain of over 90 pounds during our marriage, my husband needed to lose weight or risk death. He was a lifelong smoker, sedentary, and suddenly suffering from backaches and knee injuries due to the excess pounds on his small frame.
My job was serious and seriously difficult. But his life was at stake. And that meant mine was, too. He is my life.
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Being Family: The get along guide for in-laws
authored by Lori Phillips
In-law relationships can be the most difficult, and they can destroy otherwise happy marriages, too. By seeing things from each other's perspective, you'll gain the understanding you need to let down your guard and open your hearts to new family members.
This simple little book is filled with truths that can transform your family relationships.
A must-read for soon-to-be-weds, newlyweds and even long-time marrieds. Makes a terrific gift.
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