Topic: marriage

Sorry Dads, Resenting Your Unborn Baby For Ruining Your Sex Life Is Absurd‏

Sorry Dads, Resenting Your Unborn Baby For Ruining Your Sex Life Is Absurdâ

Hey dads, I get it. You are used to being number one in your wife’s eyes and getting all of her attention. It makes sense- when a couple is married and no kids are involved, there is more time for affection and sex. However, when a baby comes into the picture, and even during pregnancy, it is completely normal for everything to change. Your wife is chock full of hormones, not feeling like herself and sex might be the last thing she feels like doing. And that’s ok. What’s not ok is resenting your unborn baby for ruining your sex life. More »

Husbands Are The Natural Enemy Of Work-At-Home Moms

Husbands Are The Natural Enemy Of Work-At-Home Moms

When you think of a work-at-home mom, you probably envision a harried woman in yoga pants desperately trying to accomplish something while children buzz around her and something burns in the toaster. You might be right, although I am lucky my kids are in elementary school so unless they have a day off, I am afforded sweet, sweet silence. On the days they are home, I am usually able to occupy them long enough to get some work done. It is not ideal but we do what we have to do. The person I have not figured out how to occupy is my husband. More »

I Put My Kids Before My Relationship Because It’s The Right Thing To Do

I Put My Kids Before My Relationship Because It's The Right Thing To Do

On a recent episode of “Oprah: Where Are They Now?” Oprah Winfrey caught up with Ayelet Waldman, the writer who created a shit storm ten years ago when she wrote a piece for the New York Times in which she said that she loved her husband more than she loved her children. More than a couple panties got bunched up over that one. And while I respect her and support her right to feel however she wants, I completely disagree with her. More »

Stop Asking Childfree Women When They Are Going To Have A Baby. Seriously, Stop

Stop Asking Childfree Women When They Are Going To Have A Baby. Seriously, Stop

I can’t believe it’s 2014 and we still insist on tying a woman’s worth and value to whether she has married or procreated yet. The women’s lib movement happened almost 50 years ago – didn’t anyone get the memo? We’ve all collectively decided that a woman does not have to use her uterus for baby-making or take vows to be considered “complete.” Can everyone let that sink in, please? Women do not have to get married or have babies. In fact, no one has to get married and have babies. Can we stop asking single, childless people when they are going to get married and have babies? More »