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Wife: Wife Interrupted

Wife: Wife Interrupted

I sat down to write this piece, which is already well past its deadline, but was promptly interrupted by my five year old who was asking me to listen to her read her new reader. Of course she did. Because ...

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Wife: Duty to serve

Wife: Duty to serve

I have a book called ‘The Secret Language of Birthdays’, containing ‘personology profiles for every day of the year’. I have had it for over a decade, and despite finding it very interesting I have always been disappointed that my ...

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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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