I’m willing to have someone go in and help her clean, but this will happen again (as it has before), if we don’t get to the root of the issue.
Now, fast-forward eight months later, and I have not heard a word from the bride. I apologized profusely for what I did — and nothing.
I’ve been friends with “Sandra” for about a year now. Recently, she revealed to me that she is gay. I am totally supportive of her. However, she also told me that she has grown to be very attracted to me.
I’ve given her three choices: She can either give her weapon to me, sell it or move out in three weeks.
I almost feel obligated to tell Curt what his wife said so that he can save his marriage if he wants to. My other option is to leave well enough alone, but that feels like betrayal.
At work and in my personal life, I frequently get asked, “So when are you finally going to have kids?” and “Are you thinking about having kids with you getting older?”
My thinking is, even if it’s a very minor bump, it shows them that I see they are in pain or upset, and it gives them something tangible to do about it. Plus, sometimes it’s necessary (although not always).
We hit traffic and were late by 30 minutes. We had been in near-constant contact with my sister throughout, so she was aware of the fact that we were running behind.
Two of my friends always doing things together with their children. They are always going over to each other’s houses, going on outings and such. The problem is that they never invite us!
My wife and I host a family dinner every Friday night. There’s only one problem: my sister’s ill-mannered eating habits.
He claims to be single and not looking for marriage. He wants to come to the U.S. to see if he wants to live here permanently.
The moment was brief, but we both saw pictures saved on the iPad of nude young girls. My gut instinct told me that something wasn’t right. Should I leave it alone?
I have expressed to my parents and other siblings my wishes not to have a relationship with him. It is very painful for me.
The last two gatherings turned ugly when my son got into an argument with my daughter. He can’t let small things go and he tends to overanalyze anyone’s behavior.
Their family believes they might have had one of the longest marriages of any couple with Down syndrome. And one of the happiest marriages of anyone — with Down syndrome or without.
The man Abby fell in love with was gone, though his heart was still beating. When her husband finally woke up, he couldn't speak or walk. Even after relearning those skills, he wouldn't be the same. And neither would she.
There are high expectations when it comes to walking down the aisle. First, you have to find the perfect man, then the perfect dress, and finally you want the perfect body to fit in to that dress. I know this feeling all too well.
Bill Henrichs's kidneys were failing, and he was in need of a transplant. After nearly 40 family members and friends were tested as possible donors, only one person turned out to be a perfect match: his ex-wife.
It's not just anecdotal — research shows that being a woman with a serious illness increases your chances of "partner abandonment."
I am still astonished by the intimate details that people will share with a stranger. It is an honor to be trusted with so many secrets, so I always take the time to respond.
Marilyn Hinkle’s work is part of a collaboration between Gotta Be Me, a nonprofit that works to include people with disabilities in everyday activities, and Opera Omaha’s Holland Community Opera Fellowship, designed to introduce people in all areas of the city to the 400-year-old craft.
"I’ve learned a few things during this process. One, as I already suspected, is that men are quite emotionally attached to their parts and are constantly on guard like a soldier protecting his king. The idea of a vasectomy sounds good on paper, but when their doctor throws out words like “shot” and “scalpel,” it’s quite normal for them to vomit or partially lose consciousness. In other words, he’ll need your help. Here are tips I’ve learned on helping your significant other survive a vasectomy."
They grew up on neighboring Nebraska farms and were childhood playmates, but were separated when one of them moved to the city. They didn’t see each other or speak for 12 years.
"Just being able to relate to somebody in your shoes is just really hard to find. We never wanted a woman whose partner has a spinal cord injury to ever feel alone again."
Nebraska natives Ralph and Dorothy Kohler are marking their 83rd wedding anniversary milestone in September, placing them among an elite group.