They say the first seven years of marriage are the hardest, and if you get through those, you'll likely make it. At least, most divorces happen within that range. Today, we've hit that marker. Seven years. Feels like seven lifetimes. Seven Years Ago... My knees buckled when you came up the aisle. It had only … Continue reading No Seven-Year Itch For ME! (Cuz I Love You)
1. I tell her she has an enormous butt and she says, "Aw, thanks!" because she knows it's a compliment without me having to explain it. 2. Poop is a conversation starter, not ender. 3. Erotica is funnier than stand-up comedy. 4. Finally, I can talk for hours about Jane Austen's books and nobody tells … Continue reading Top 20 Stupid Things I Love About Being Married
You don't hear a lot of Gay Divorce advocates. Or Open Divorce advocates (how would that work?). Or even Straight Divorce advocates. That's because no matter your orientation, everyone agrees: divorce SUCKS. But it's prevalent, isn't it? Half of marriages end in divorce. It's actually become a common staple of American culture.Thus, Jon and Katy … Continue reading Divorce Sucks. Lock and Key wants to Help!
The knights were all as mighty as the title can assume. Each was charred and blackened from the gauntlet to the plume. The ladies, each as lovely as the one that came before, Each of them an archer, their aim and bravery sure. The dragons, they were bloodhounds, monstrous and vile, Salivating steam, and … Continue reading Three Knights, Three Ladies, and Three Dragons
I saw a woman who wasn't my wife today and I was attracted to her. GASP! Yep, the Christian guy with a Godly blog found another woman attractive. Why, Michael? Why would you say she's attractive? Um...because she is. How can I say that so casually? Because extramarital attraction is only a home wrecker if you let … Continue reading Help! I’m Attracted!
So, up until this point, I've basically been writing about what to do BEFORE you're dating. Now I seem to be jumping into WHEN you're dating. Why? First, this tip can be used before you meet them, too. Second, everyone and their brother gives dating advice like talk openly, learn to have fun together, don't … Continue reading Christian Dating Part 7–How do I know they’re the ONE?
This is a quick post because it's really a simple matter. If you want to find Mr. Right or Ms. Special, get off your butt and go find them! A lot of Christians think it's wise to stay perfectly still and wait for God to do something. There's some truth in waiting for God's perfect … Continue reading Christian Dating Part 6: Get Out There!
It was one of the most graphic dreams I remember ever having. I'm not saying vivid, necessarily, I'm talking sexually graphic. A nothing-held-back, everything-out-there, XXX-rated dream. I don't know who this girl was; my mind just made her up--in fact, that was the point. She was a perfect stranger, yet for some reason (probably the … Continue reading Skintillation
Catchy, eh? Obviously, it's not true, but part of my job as an intern is to search through WordPress's Christian section most every day (don't envy me, they pay me in prayers) and while I've noticed a good hunk of posts about marriage and children and families in general, there's remarkably little being said on dating. One … Continue reading The Only Christian Dating Advice on the Internet (Part 1)
In truth, this post also applies to anyone with friends and family, but the title was long enough. A few years ago, when I was in college, I started dating D, who would become my wife. However, at almost the exact same time, I discovered that another girl had fallen for me (truth is stranger … Continue reading A Quick Note to Any Blogger in Love and/or Marriage