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Wife: It’s on my list

Wife: It’s on my list

I am a list writer. My father is a list writer. In fact, so is my mother. What hope did I have of being any thing but? I never feel more in control, at peace, and like the world is ...

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Wife: Miracle of love

Wife: Miracle of love

The word ‘miracle’ is used often these days, yet rarely in circumstances which denote its true meaning: An extraordinary and welcome event that is not explicable by natural or scientific laws, attributed to a divine agency. When Suzy was on ...

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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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