Marriage

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We argue, we fight but by the end of the night we’re alright

Do you argue, fight, disagree with your partner?  No healthy relationship is free from these forms of communication.  If you are in a relationship where there are no arguments, disagreements or fights then you must be in a relationship with yourself.

“All couples argue, but it’s the way they argue that determines if their relationship will go the distance”. Continue reading

What is marriage?

We all have different ideals, different needs, different dreams about what marriage is.  Sometimes I wonder if those dreams of ours are founded on what we hope to ‘get out of it’.  What will marriage ‘do for me? or ‘give me’?  Continue reading

Cheap and nasty

The definition of cheap involves words such as inexpensive, economical, reasonable, of little worth, shabby, bargain, budget and discounted.  Is that how you want your Wedding to be remembered as?  Bargains are great if received in the right context.  Continue reading

Thank you Ryan

My husband, Ryan and I have been together for nine years now.  This time seems to have flown by, after all doesn’t time fly when you are having fun?  I am married to my best friend, he knows me so well and I think I know him pretty well too.  In these nine years, (in no particular order) we have visited England four times, got engaged and married, bought a house and had three children, phew!  Plus we have supported each other through my Post Natal Depression (PND). Continue reading

Divorce Statistics

Divorce Statistics

In New Zealand, 42% of marriages end in divorce.  Is this statistic correct?  That means that almost half of all marriages end in divorce.  Surely that can’t be right.  I decided to investigate this alarming statistic to find out if this really was the case.  Continue reading