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What. A. Year.  The third year of marriage was nothing like I expected, but it was the best so far. There were lots of ups and downs, lots of good times and bad times, lots of in sickness and in health. Most of all, there was teamwork-we’re a team when it’s time to work through […]


Three Years of Marriage.

Six Christmases ago, I spent December 22nd panicking about what to get Christopher for Christmas. What do you get someone you’ve only been dating for six months but are also pretty sure you’re in love with? I turned to my dad, who is the gift guru: “You can’t go wrong with sentimental. Pictures, a scrapbook, something […]


Christmas & Love: Six Christmases of Forever.

I think you can tell a lot about someone by what their view of marriage is. Some people hate the idea of marriage and think that it would squash their goals and dreams. Some people think marriage is the best, and can’t wait until they meet the right person to become their spouse. Some people […]


What Marriage Means to Me.

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