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It's Okay to Ask for What You Need | Marriage is About Helping Each Other
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Partnership

It’s Okay to Ask for What You Need

My marriage is built on the assumption that we are full partners in life. That means each one of us does our best to help the other in the best ways we can. But we are not mind readers; we have to ask for what we need. The trouble with this straightforward understanding of our […]

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My Husband Doesn't Give Me Permission | Making Marriage a Partnership
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My Husband Doesn’t Give Me Permission

I can’t get this conversation out of my head: “Did she just say she had to ask her husband for his permission? She is a CEO for Christ’s sake!” This thought came while I was listening to a podcast over the summer. I won’t name which one to protect the innocent (or innocently misguided?). But, […]

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My Husband’s Not a Mind Reader… And That’s Okay | Being a Partner
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My Husband’s Not a Mind Reader… And That’s Okay

There are a million unique experiences about being married to someone in the clergy. (My husband is a cantor.) One of the sweetest for me so far has been witnessing him officiating weddings. I love a good wedding. But when it’s one of those weddings when it’s a great couple and everyone is excited for […]

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