Category Archives: Life As A Modern Married Chick

Marriage Monday: Is Your Spouse Your Friend?

So many married couples claim that they are married to their “best friend.” But is your spouse really your friend? In true friendship, we really try to bring our “A” game. We give the very best of ourselves to another … Continue reading

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Marriage Monday: The Rest Of Your…

Hi. I’m the ModernMarriedGuy, and I am guest-posting on my wife’s blog. I don’t like to blog, and I don’t even like to write, but I do love her and will do anything to make her happy. She asked, so … Continue reading

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Weekend WrapUp: The Birthday Edition

Well, all truth be told, this has been probably the one of the best weekends I have experienced in 2011 — and not just because it was my birthday (although that didn’t hurt either). What made it so great was that … Continue reading

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Starting Over: Another Year In The Life

Yesterday, I turned 43. Another year older. Definitely wiser. Much more grateful. My eyes have been opened to what is real and what is reality — and to how we create our reality. I celebrated my 42nd birthday in Chicago, … Continue reading

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My First Blog Award!

I received my very first blog award from the beautiful and accomplished AttorneyToBe! I really love the spirit of the award; not just to be lauded in one’s own right, but to spread that blog love, similarly gifting other talented … Continue reading

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Marriage Monday: Marriage Is Serious Business…Plan It!

In days of old, marriage was approached in a very pragmatic fashion: it was more of a merger of sorts. It united land and goods of families, ensured the continuation of blood lines, even stopped wars between tribes. Marriage was … Continue reading

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Starting Over: Facing The Winds of Change? Be A Willow, Not An Oak

When we think of facing adversity, we usually imagine that we would be stalwart, stoic and strong; we would face all challenges head on, refusing to allow hard time to dissuade us, move us, bend or break us. And in the … Continue reading

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Marriage Monday: Pay Less Attention To Your Spouse And More To Yourself

It had been one of those days, and the ModernMarriedGuy and I had been having one of those arguments. It had been a long week, full of stressful moments at work and at home, and both of us were exuding … Continue reading

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Starting Over: Beware of Judgement Posing As “Advice”

“We’re looking for new furniture. Know of a good place to get reasonably priced new furniture around here?” I posed this question to a few of my co-workers during a slow period at work a few weeks back. The ModernMarriedGuy … Continue reading

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Starting Over: Downsized — But Not Down And Out

In the previous post, I mentioned that the ModernMarriedGuy and I are at the point where we are starting over with our lives, and to tell you the truth, as hard and as scary as it sometimes is to be … Continue reading

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