Wife

Wife: Battle to stay together

Wife: Battle to stay together

Sometimes it is hard to know what to write under the heading of ‘Wife’. Despite having been married for the past 14½ years, I don’t actually identify myself with the title of ‘wife’ at all. To me, it seems an ...

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Wife: Mid-life crisis

Wife: Mid-life crisis

I think Tubs and I are having a collaborative mid-life crisis. The signs are these: We have both taken up running. Again. But I think we’ll stick to it this time; We have lunch dates at home watching ‘Dr Phil’, ...

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Wife: The soundtrack of a marriage

Wife: The soundtrack of a marriage

The best Christmas present my husband, Tubs, has ever given me, was two tickets to an Ani Di Franco concert and a necklace with matching earrings. That was in 1998. I can still recall the feeling I got when opening ...

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Wife: An Aussie Christmas

Wife: An Aussie Christmas

Christmas is a matter of weeks away, and my husband and I are counting down the sleeps until our office closes and we can relax and unwind at home. When you work together in a small office, Christmas represents one ...

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Wife: The end of being Wife

Wife: The end of being Wife

So my life as ‘wife’ for Diamonds and Daisychains has turned into somewhat of a short affair I’m sad to say as I have unfortunately been going through an emotional roller coaster this last few months, as my own marriage ...

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Wife: Photo tips for brides-to-be

Wife: Photo tips for brides-to-be

Planning a wedding can seem like a pretty daunting task for even the most confident of brides-to-be. There’s the invitations, venue, dress, flowers, cake, entertainment, guest list, bridesmaids and groomsmen and finishing touches all to plan for and of course ...

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Wife: bad first dates

Wife: bad first dates

My last post about Dating in the 21st Century got me thinking back to my life as a single girl living in London before I met my husband. It was the mid 90′s, when the pubs, bars and restaurants of ...

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Wife: 21st century dating

Wife: 21st century dating

Having been out the dating game for quite some time now I was fascinated to chat to a single friend about dating in the 21st century. The fact my dating history actually slips into a completely different century makes me ...

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Wife: Making a marriage last

Wife: Making a marriage last

This year marks the ten year wedding anniversary for my husband and me. Together for sixteen and married for ten. So as this milestone anniversary approaches, it got me thinking… what are the special ingredients that makes a marriage successfully last ...

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Wife: Nagging

Wife: Nagging

Why we do it and how to break the cycle I had a short ‘conversation’ with my husband a few weeks or so ago that went a bit like this: Me: “Darling, is there any chance you’d mind putting the ...

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