Tag: relationship

To Have and To Hold

I recently attended the wedding of a great friend.  This beautiful event was supported by a spectacular venue, decorations, and charming dresses.  And most importantly, loving people.  As the event began, the pastor took her spot under an elegant wood arch aligned with flowers.  She opened with a speech to remind the audience, friends and…

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Banter and Buzz Kill

“In the absence of information, we fill in the blanks with our imagination.”  -Dave Let me tell you the story of my best friend, Dave.  I met Dave at a Denny ‘s on Walnut street in Bloomington, Indiana.  I was a doe-eyed freshman in college and he was approaching his sophomore year.  Winter time had just…

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Arguing Over Household Chores

A recent article posted in the Telegraph  reports that couples spend about ten days a year arguing about household chores.  The article addresses common tiffs such as: leaving clothes around the house, not emptying the dishwasher, putting off home improvements, not taking out the trash, not making the bed, or leaving the toilet seat up. The article…

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Relationship Stages

Relationships can be understood through stages.  Each of these stages may be unique for each couple, but they have common similar themes. The themes and actions in these stage can help us determine if our relationship is just going through a “normal” stage or if something is seriously going wrong.  It is normal to have…

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What Women Want

Communication is something that people tend to have a difficult time with in relationships.  Not only in our romantic relationships, but at work and school, there are people we tend to get along better with and ones we don’t.  The differences in personality and differences in tendencies cause these difficulties.  However, in a romantic relationship,…

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The Death of Chivalry

The word chivalry comes from the demeanor of knights in the middle ages; the nobel knights had courage and honor.  Today we understand chivalry as the acts of men when taking care of a lady.  Men, we appreciate these acts. There is a disconnect today with how to treat a lady. Check out this list to get the…

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Is Monogamy an Outdated Tradition?

Some recent articles have dismissed the ideas that monogamy is still good and possible.  It is a good tradition, but also the possibility of it working lies strongly within the individuals in the relationship. This practice is what sets humans apart from other animal species.  As April Beyer points out, traditions are traditions because they…

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