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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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Wife: Child brides in the 21st century

Wife: Child brides in the 21st century

Welcome to our new Wife columnist, Sharron Goodyear. Never one to do things by halves, she’s beginning her blog with the examination of an issue not often discussed, but still surprisingly current in the 21st century: Child brides. Leave her ...

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Wife: Arranging marriage

Wife: Arranging marriage

I totally disagree with arranged marriages – of course! – except when it comes to my own children*. I really think I would do an excellent job of finding them brilliant life partners. I wouldn’t be swayed by model physiques ...

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Wife: The extra mile

Wife: The extra mile

In recent weeks my husband and I were chanced at celebrating our love on more than one occasion: Valentine’s day and our fifth wedding anniversary. Somewhere in between we endured a brief separation and I accomplished a feat I wouldn’t ...

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