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  1. Family Life
    Living with anxiety, and living with someone who has anxiety, isn't easy. In fact, it almost ruined my marriage. When my husband and I first met, we were powerfully drawn to one another. Our mental and physical attraction created an instant connection, and we were both certain we'd found The...
  2. Family Life
    All couples have times in their relationship when communication is at an all-time low, and any attempt only seems to result in misunderstandings. Give the CTR method a try as a couples' icebreaker. My husband's work schedule changed in the last couple of weeks. Between both of our work...
  3. Family Life
    Women are making strides when it comes to equality outside the home, but somehow most of us still end up bearing the brunt of the housework. A new report finds sharing dish duty could improve your relationship. A recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics confirms what most women already...
  4. Family Life
    Holding space requires becoming completely present for someone else. When we hold space for our partner, we walk alongside them hand-in-hand, free of our own judgement, ego, and anxieties. One of my intentions for the New Year is to hold more space for my husband. More than anyone else in my...
  5. Family Life
    Having a baby tends to put a damper on your love life. A little effort and creativity guarantee that spark stays alive, even when you have a baby. One thing that will quickly damper your sex life is a new baby. My husband and I have three kids, with a fourth arriving in March. After the birth...
  6. Family Life
    Romance doesn't always come easy, especially when you're expanding your family and keeping up with the bills. But if you want to keep your relationship alive, you must spend time with your partner - without the kids. Here are some fun (and affordable) date ideas. My husband and I have lived on...
  7. Pregnancy & Birth
    The days and weeks after a baby is born are full of bliss and adjustment. Many factors affect how parents experience this introduction into parenthood. It is common for couples to process and adjust separately, but with good communication, this can be a time of bonding for the whole family. I...
  8. Family Life
    After you have a child, balancing your marriage and motherhood becomes tricky. It's important to make your marriage a priority before it's too late to fix it. Do you remember the reasons you fell in love with your partner? Love takes more than a feeling. Chances are you made great memories...
  9. Baby
    Healthy couples make time together a priority. These 7 stay-at-home date night ideas will help you balance baby time with couple time. No matter how much, or how little, time you two get together, remember that whatever time you spend together should be focused on one another and your...
  10. New Member Introductions
    Hello Everyone, My name is Simran and I'm a free lance writer and model. I'm also getting married soon and so I wanted to get on a website which deals with post marriage stuff specially motherhood. I'm glad to have joined this site, looking forward to having great time and help here Cheers!:joy
  11. Parenting
    Hi Everyone. My husband and I unfortunately are having major marital problems. There are many problems we have, which I won't go into for time sake, but one issue that we disagree often on is his involvement with our daughter. When she was a baby, I thought he would be doting over her...he...
  12. Baby
    By Sonya Fehér, The Attached Family, reprinted with permission by Attachment Parenting International. Before my son was born, a friend gave me the book, Babyproofing Your Marriage. The book was based on very traditional gender roles and a husband who expected his wife to have dinner on the...
  13. Family Life
    His text was jarring, almost disorienting. I stared at the screen for a moment in disbelief, unsure of how to respond. Didn't he know? His request, and my response, would commit us to a side, force us to clarify our position on a contentious, controversial point. My own husband was asking me...
  14. Parenting
    what?! have any of you ever experienced this? i have recently turned over a new leaf, gotten more disciplined, in better shape, finished a novel i'd been putting off finishing for years, and now i'm starting my own business. this weekend i finished a step of my project and wanted to celebrate...
  15. Baby
    This post features a personal story illustrating what I call "counter-intuitive brilliance." It's the story of an interaction between a new father and a new mother. It's about how to diaper their baby. It's a conversation that surely takes place alongside the changing table in virtually every...
  16. Baby
    If you ask me what the hardest year of my marriage has been, I wouldn't even have to think: it was the first year we were parents. My husband and I have been together ten years, married for five. We've had those good times and bad. We've helped each other through miserable jobs, multiple moves...
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