Having Children: Does It Help Or Put Pressure On Your Relationship?

When you meet the one, those early times of your relationship are wonderful and carefree. You can please yourselves and do what you want, when you want. You can both be incredibly selfish and my goodness it is wonderful! Totally loved up and just each other to worry about. What could possibly go wrong? Children can either help and improve your relationship, or they can send it on a road to disaster. I have in truth lived through both in two marriages. In my first marriage, we had three children in the space of three and half years. It took… [Read More]

The Ingredients Of A Happy Relationship

I am always amazed when I read what so called experts in relationships consider the key factors that make a happy relationship. I have long thought that people today, especially the younger generation jump into relationships much too quickly. It seems to me that as quick as people meet each other, they are moving in together and possibly having a baby. This all happens before you have had any chance to get to know each other and have a better understanding if you’re actually compatible. Before you know it, you’ve split up and you’re left to re-build your life, which… [Read More]

I love And Admire My Wife So Very Much 5 Reasons Why 

I love my wife so very much, and I am more in love with her today than when we first met. My wife has so many wonderful qualities that I can only try to emulate, but know I will always fall short. 1. The girls are so lucky to have a mum that nothing is never to much trouble for her. Just on the Sunday gone, their mum sat for hours making rockets with them just so they could take them to school on the Monday. Then R asked can we do some painting, this was no problem to my… [Read More]

How I Was Shown No Compassion 

With Father’s Day just yesterday it reminded of a sad moment in my life that I think I have lived to regret. In November 2015 I wrote a post called Do I See My Father Before He Dies? I poured my heart and soul out on that post. I wrote it within days of him passing away, I have to point out that I saw him the day he died after being estranged from him for about 15 years so the shock of seeing him in a coma like state was hard to bear. My father and I had no relationship… [Read More]

Smart Couples Don’t Have To Pay Out The Nose To Get Married

Pic sourced by sasint You love each other and you’re ready to take the biggest step of your respective lives. But you’re also a smart couple that knows that having a bit of cash after the wedding might be a lot more important than spending tons on the occasion itself. So, what are some of the traditions worth breaking in order to actually enjoy having two pennies to rub together once you’re back from the honeymoon? Plan it yourself A wedding planner can be a great help in plotting out a course that helps you get through all the vendors,… [Read More]

Date Night In = Great Night In

Pixabay It’s a common problem, making time for your significant other when there is no time at all. Then more common is the lack of money! And there are so many ways to make your home date central, is it really feasible to turn your apartment or house into a bona fide atmospheric arena for your date without it looking like you’ve just bought a couple of cheap throws to chuck over the couch? Let’s get down to it! Light Is Your Friend If you’re really going to make the effort for your partner, you need to transform the space…. [Read More]

My Wife is My Slave!

My wife is without question my slave. She is there to fulfil all my needs, look after me and my children, and never question me on anything. I am after all the bread winner. Without my money we could not live, it’s really as simple as that. So here is a list of what I expect as a husband and what I expect my wife to do… 1. I expect my tea ready on the table when I get in from work and no excuses if it is not. 2. My wife has to do everything for our children and… [Read More]

My Wife Makes Me Giggle With Her Obsessions 

My wife has an obsessive streak that I  find hard to occasionally not giggle at, but in a very nice way. I wrote a post a long time back called my wife’s obsession with sewing, knitting and baking. It’s still one of my best ever read posts. Over recent years since our twin girls were born she has for a better word gets a moment where she starts a hobby and throws herself completely into it. Some examples of the past few years are 1. Sewing. This became very big thing and she started downloading patterns for toys to make for… [Read More]