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Reader Responses Ideas for Special Getaways

We asked readers to send us ideas on special getaways with their spouse. Here are some of the replies.

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Reader Responses What Husbands Appreciate About Their Wives

We asked husbands, “What is one thing you most appreciate about your wives this Thanksgiving?” Here are the replies we received by email.   1. I love the insight into our children’s’ hearts that my wife, Karla, brings into our marriage. She is a wonderful household manager who performs miracles of joyous memories, sometimes with […]

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Reader Responses What Wives Appreciate About Their Husbands

We asked wives, “What is one thing you most appreciate about your husband this Thanksgiving?”  Here are the replies we received by email.  You can find more responses in the comments section at the end of the original article. 1. Terry loves me no matter what my faults are. —Barbara Robinson 2. Well… to be […]

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Reader comments date night

In a Marriage Memo on the value of date nights in marriage, we asked readers to share comments and ideas.  Here are their responses. 1. Oh I am so, so, so very sad to hear that so many couples are not finding a way to create regular date nights … and by regular I really […]

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Reader Responses: How Do You Change a Bad Attitude? #1-50

In his article, How Do You Change a Bad Attitude, Dave Boehi asked for ideas for readers.  Here are 50 of the emails we received.  Click here for the rest. And click here for the follow-up article inspired by these responses. 1. I change my mood by doing something generous for someone else. It doesn’t […]

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Reader Responses: How Do You Change a Bad Attitude? #51-108

In his article, “How Do You Change a Bad Attitude?” Dave Boehi asked for ideas for readers.  Click here to read the first 50 emails we received.  And click here for the follow-up article inspired by these responses. 51. I’ve always thought that attitude is a choice.  You can choose to be let a bad […]

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Reader Responses to 50 Shades of Caution

Following are reader responses to the Marriage Memo of June 18, 2012, “Fifty Shades of Caution,” by Dave Boehi.  You can read additional comments at the end of the online article. 1. I totally agree with you.   Thanks for the warning about this book.   I haven’t really heard much about it until I recently read […]

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Reader Responses Is Marriage a Dying Institution

Editor’s Note:  In the Marriage Memo of May 16, 2011, Dave Boehi wrote on “Is  Marriage a ‘Dying Institution’?”  Readers were invited to respond, and here are 100 of their comments.  Click here for additional responses. 1. Diaz stated that we should move away from old traditions that don’t suit our world today. I think this statement […]

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Reader Responses Is Marriage a Dying Institution 101 to 203

Editor’s Note:  In the Marriage Memo of May 16, 2011, Dave Boehi wrote on “Is Marriage a ‘Dying Institution’?”  Readers were invited to respond, and included here are some of the responses we received. Click here to read additional responses. 101.  In my humble opinion, marriage is not a dying institution. We humans are more comfortable […]

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Reader Responses What I Wish Id Known Before I Was Married

Always put your relationship with the Lord first and foremost! You can’t change your spouse, only God can. Sometimes you will have a tough time with in-laws and understanding them but forgiveness and understanding is key. *** Because it’s not always so obvious, it might bear mentioning: even in the most loving marriage—and obviously in […]

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Reader Responses: What’s the most romantic thing your spouse has done for you?

Reader responses to the question, “What’s the most romantic thing your spouse has done for you?”

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Reader Responses The meaning of in sickness and in health

Editor’s Note:  In the Marriage Memo of January 30, 2012, Dave Boehi asked readers their thoughts about the choices made by a woman featured in Washington Post article titled, The Vow: A family learns the true meaning of “in sickness and in health.” Below are the responses that we received: 1. This story struck a chord with me.  I […]

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Reader Responses: Honeymoon Horror Stories

Readers describe nightmares and challenges they faced as they began marriage.

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Readers Share How We Got Engaged

In the June 7, 2010 issue of Marriage Memo, Mary Larmoyeux wrote about “Proposal Stories to Remember.”  We invited readers to send in their own stories of “How We Got Engaged,” and a number responded.  These stories prove again that there are few things more creative than men in love. 1. When we first started dating, […]

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