An interesting post I encountered in one of my favorite subreddits, r/AmItheAsshole (AITA) was entitled “AITA If I Get Mad Over My Husband Not Doing the Dishes?“. Reading the post prompted a callback to several similar opinions about household chores in a lot of Reddit posts, including basic questions of who does what or even … More Who should deal with the dirty dishes?
We’ve hit our first month as a married couple just recently. As cliche as it sounds, it went by so fast. It’s been an interesting month for both of us and we’ve come to some realizations. Waking up to them every day is a bliss One of the things that I really looked forward to … More 5 Realizations a Month After Getting Married
It Takes Two is an action-adventure game developed for a split-screen cooperative multiplayer gaming experience (couch co-op), where it needs two players to play through local or online connection. One of the things we truly enjoyed as a couple, and even before when we were only friends, was playing video games together (in fact, that’s … More Couple Gaming: Playing the 2021 Game of the Year “It Takes Two”
The 5 Love Languages quiz by Gary Chapman is one of the most sought-after tools that help couples see the kind of love they want to give and receive. The five love language is split into words of affirmation, acts of service, quality time, receiving gifts, and physical touch. Sometimes, people may wonder why they … More Our Love Language and What Love Means to Different People
Yesterday was Dane and I’s 4th anniversary as boyfriend and girlfriend. To make things a little bit different, I decided to be the one to plan our activities for the day. Our celebration ‘started’ the day before, when Dane sent flowers to my home. I still always get giddy when I get them even after … More Celebrating Our Last Anniversary Before Getting Married
Dane and I attended our 5th marriage counseling class today. The topic focused on communication intimacy as a couple and we have picked up quite a few things from this session. Here are the 13 communication rules in a relationship we learned: Remember you are an adult Children demand their way or feel threatened. Throwing … More 13 Communication Rules in a Relationship We Learned in Marriage Prep Class
Being in a relationship is a responsibility, but it shouldn’t be difficult if there are two people making an effort to make it work. … More 3 Mindful Ways to Maintain a Healthy Relationship
The last sentence in one of my old blog posts talking about depression was, “..And once I heal from all this, maybe it’s time to forgive my dad, too.” It took getting engaged for me to even remotely consider forgiving my dad. When Dane proposed, one of the first things that came to mind was … More Forgiveness and Next Chapter