Marriage: Weekly Discussions (Week 4)

Roses & Thorns: Jon: Rose – Our anniversary dinner. Thorn – Co-workers not pulling their weight. Angie: Rose – Our IUI and how everything went much more smoothly than the last time. Thorn – Not getting Jon’s bonus that we were expecting. Weekly Discussion Topic/Question: What’s your ideal weekend? Jon:  Spending it with you.  It…

Marriage: Weekly Discussions (Week 3)

Roses & Thorns: Jon: Rose – Angie baked a bunch of delicious cookies for me which I really enjoyed. Thorn – Being grumpy which lead to an unnecessary argument. Angie: Rose – Figuring out how to work my electronic otoscope. Thorn – Learning we only had one semi-mature follicle when I had been hoping for…

Marriage: To My Dearest Husband

Jon, There are not possibly enough words, emotions or thoughts to describe just how much I love you, but let me try.  Never in my life did I think a love like this was possible, or even existed for that matter.  It’s that type of love that you only read about in novels or see…

Marriage: 10 Years of True Love

While we have only been married a little over 3 years now, our love story starts about 10 years ago.  In honor of that anniversary, I thought to myself, hey, wouldn’t it be fun to give our readers a little trip down memory lane?  It sure would, so here we go! 2009   2010  …

Marriage: Weekly Discussions (Week 2)

Roses & Thorns: Jon: Rose – Daydreaming about what kind of parents we would be and planning for baby. Thorn – Our disagreement over household chores Angie: Rose – Getting the green light to start our IUI. Thorn – Our disagreement over household chores Weekly Discussion Topic/Question: What are some things we hope will happen…

Marriage: Weekly Discussions (Week 1)

Roses & Thorns: Jon: Rose – Angie showing her love for me by preparing my snacks for the upcoming week of work Thorn – Overindulging in Las Vegas Angie: Rose – Spending a nice week of really good quality time together Thorn – Overindulging in Las Vegas Weekly Discussion Topic/Question:  What were some of our…

Marriage: Weekly Discussions (Intro)

One of our New Years Resolutions for 2019 was that we really wanted to focus on a set time every week where we would sit down, connect and really discuss some important things.  Even for the best of communicators, carving out a dedicated time and topic can be extremely helpful in building and strengthening your…

Marriage: Communication (Fundamentals Series)

While we all know what communication is, or at least have an idea of what we think it is, I believe it is important to start with the definition first.  According to dictionary.com communication is: “the imparting or interchange of thoughts, opinions, or information by speech,    writing, or signs.” Now let’s soak that in for a moment… the definition alone outlines that there are different communication methods,…

Marriage: Date Nights

Date nights are an essential part of keeping the spark alive in your marriage.  I think even more so when you have children, but I don’t have any so hey what do I know, haha… juuuuust kidding!  No but really, it’s important! Jon and I make it a point to have date night every Friday…