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Unhappy Marriage Tips #102, Living The Dream

October 31, 2013 in Marriage by Lon

Everyone has the right to dream...after all...the bigger people dream, the bigger people live. And living is what we do here at Unhappy Marriage Tips. When we were first going through the formalization's of marriage, there was sooooo much to consider even though we had different dream states throughout the process. I'm not talking about the details of china patterns or bridesmaids dresses and my was much more scary than any of that! Think about it. You live your life Full Article [...]

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Unhappy Marriage Tips # 37 the Marriage-Time Space Continuum

October 31, 2013 in Marriage, Relationships by Lon

Unhappy Marriage Tips # 37 the Marriage-Time Space Continuum “Space...the final frontier...” Not!!! There is something much larger, much deeper and much darker. They call this new species... marriage. Time rifts, black holes, even alien beings...have nothing on being married. You talk about a final frontier...yeah buddy...marriage is definitely a voyage that can turn out to be the ride of your life, with or without a spaceship! When you're on the launch pad of life and the countdown to Full Article [...]

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Unhappy Marriage Tips, #4 Married-FOG

October 27, 2013 in Marriage, Relationships by Lon

If you have ever stood on a hill or some other other high point in San Francisco and looked out at the San Francisco Bay and seen the Golden Gate bridge as the fog comes rolling in, you know it's quite a sight to behold! If you haven't...I would strongly advise that you put it on your bucket list. One of those truly awe- inspiring wonders of nature that really puts things in perspective. Marriage is very much like that in the respect that it's a lifetime of ebbing and flowing of the various stages Full Article [...]

4 Survival Strategies for Caregivers

October 25, 2013 in Family by nursechat

Nurses frequently encounter caregivers, and many nurses are caregivers themselves. When I had ample opportunities to watch and learn how it is done, I was always too busy. Now I need to learn it fast or my mom and I could run into unnecessary pain. Although it is an honor to fill this role, it is nevertheless very stressful at times. I have been an official caregiver for just eight days. The other day I bought a book called The Emotional Survival Guide for Caregivers: Looking After Yourself Full Article [...]

30 Days to a Brand New You

October 24, 2013 in Family, Marriage, Parenting, Personal Growth, Relationships by Tracy Tennant

If you could “wave your magic wand” and “poof” something in or out of existence in your life, what would it be? No, I’m not talking about a husband, teenager, or mother-in-law! I’m talking about a behavior, a good habit, or a bad one. The first thought that comes to mind is probably a pet peeve, like, “I wish my husband would be more (fill in the blank)” or “I wish my child wouldn’t _____.” Maybe if you’re an introspective soul, you wish you could change something about yourself. Well, Full Article [...]