Marriage: Mutual Respect (Fundamentals Series)

In researching mutual respect, I came across this somewhat profound explanation, from of all places, urbandictionary.com: Consequently, our respecting someone comes down to a judgment we make, and like any judgment, it’s a choice. In order to make a prudent choice, we weigh the observed evidence and do our best to screen out our own prejudice in…

Marriage: Weekly Discussions (Week 9 & 10)

So sorry! We combined two weeks because we have been CRAZY busy starting our new business (don’t worry you will hear all about it soon)! Roses & Thorns: Jon: Rose – The small business orientation because we got a lot of information and began the process of starting our business. Thorn – I have been…

Marriage: Weekly Discussions (Week 8)

Roses & Thorns: Jon: Rose – Having a three day weekend together Thorn – No thorns this week! Angie: Rose – Learning that we are going to Georgia and bonding with a co-worker over our infertility struggles Thorn – The disagreement Jon and I had about his driving (LOL) Weekly Discussion Topic/Question:  What are three…

Marriage: Weekly Discussions (Week 7)

Roses & Thorns: Jon: Rose – Going to San Diego and Seaworld Thorn – Mold issues and the repair work that had to be done Angie: Rose – Going to San Diego and Seaworld Thorn – Mold issues and the repair work that had to be done Weekly Discussion Topic/Question: Where are the top three…

Marriage: Weekly Discussions (Week 6)

Roses & Thorns: Jon: Rose – When Angie baked me cookies and spending a nice relaxing rainy weekend together. Thorn – When Angie got sick, discovering a mold issue in our apartment and the negative pregnancy test. Angie: Rose – Booking our Hawaii trip! Thorn – The negative pregnancy test, discovering and dealing with the…

Marriage: Weekly Discussions (Week 5)

Roses & Thorns: Jon: Rose – That we got to go to the movies together.  It meant a lot to me that you made the effort to go see a movie about a subject that I was really interested in. Thorn – That the at home pregnancy tests you took came back negative. Angie: Rose…

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 2011 2012…