Fifteen years ago today, a man stood in front of around fifty people and promised to love me for as long as we both shall live. We’re both people who take words very seriously, so we put a lot of … Continue reading
I’ve been watching Land Girls on Netflix and wow… (Spoiler alert, obviously) We’ve got a married man having an affair with one of the land girls, and they’re feeling oh so sorry for themselves because they – gasp – can’t … Continue reading
Just finished reading Reflection by Diane Chamberlain Excellent, but… It’s very well written, the characters are totally real and the plot twists are well paced, the story flows really well – my only problem is that I can’t, as we’re … Continue reading
That’s what I’ve found myself wanting to yell at a character in the novel I’m reading. Scene: conversation between Theo and Grace. Background information: Grace is married to Robbie. Theo is a long-term friend of Grace and Robbie. A very … Continue reading
Not Bridget Jones’s Diary (Let’s call this character Not Bridget, or NB for short) The bastard! he’s gone and left me for some bitch he met at work, left me to bring up the kids on my own, gone to live … Continue reading
An excellent post about marriage.
In short: forget those romantic fairytales, and get realistic – you can only marry a fellow human being, and you will both make mistakes and fail each other sometimes.
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Today my wife Lindsay and I celebrate our two year anniversary. Two years ago, we tied the knot and took the plunge. Two years ago, the cutest girl in Indiana was taken off the market! Two years ago, we launched the beginning of the rest of our lives. Two years ago…
And after two years, there’s no hiding behind the dinner-and-a-movie façade of dating life any longer. I can’t buy enough flowers to conceal it. I can’t open enough doors. I can’t say enough “I love you’s.” She knows (and painfully, so do I) that she married the wrong person.
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found myself explaining this on a friend’s thread and thought, I wonder how many others could benefit from this – so I’m sharing it here too: I’m married and yes, of course there are times when one of us does … Continue reading
I was just chatting with a friend, who had recently had an interesting experience with a woman who was apparently cross with her for not attending some dinner that apparently my friend and her husband had been invited to. My … Continue reading
I’ve just finished reading the novel which prompted my recent rant about marriage, and I’m really pleased to say I was wrong – the plot did not go the way I thought, and the author actually had the characters wrestling … Continue reading
I’m part-way through a novel by a writer I really like, but… Pausing for a moment out of the enjoyment of a pleasant, non-demanding romantic novel, here’s what disturbs me about it: Two of the main characters in this novel … Continue reading