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To the Friend Who Rolled Her Eyes at Me When I Asked My Husbands Permission

My friend rolled her eyes and laughed under her breath as she replied, Really? You need your husbands permission? Gah. My husband and I never ask for permission. I just do my thing. And, he does his thing. By Ashley Willis A friend once asked me if we could get together for a girls night out, and I naturally replied as I always do to these invitations, Id love to! Let me ask Dave first, and I will let you know My friend rolled her eyes and laughed under her…

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Its Time To Marry Rob

This feature requires JavaScript to function. This is Rob. You are in love with Rob. I do not think I love Rob. Rob is your No. 1 boyfriend extraordinaire. He knows all the romance moves. He once bought you a rose, but a dog ate it. Yes, I remember that day well. That was the happiest day of my life. Youre goddamn right you love Rob. He is the only slab of beefcake that your libido can understand. Rob travels the country selling cups of freezing-cold vinegar out of the…

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Kasey Edwards: I love being married, but am I the exception?

The author asks happy couples the secret of their success and is shocked by what she finds out I was never going to get married. After bearing witness to my parents three decades of misery, I was not stupid enough to do it myself. When my father left my mother for a younger woman, I conducted my own little investigation into married life. I asked all my parents friends to give me an honest account of their marriages and explain why they were still together. I suspect the little girl…

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Is marriage improving your health?

In theory being married is better for than you than being single, but theres a twist, says Ben Ambridge Is your marriage healthy? Many studies have found that married people are healthier than unmarried ones, and the longer you have been married, the healthier you are. But it depends on gender and age. To find out for yourself, answer these questions: 1. When were you born?a) before 1975b) after 1975 2. How long have you been married?a) neverb) less than 10 years c) 10+ years Women married for less than…

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