Author: Christian and Deborah

Don’t Miss Participating In Your Own Life.
3 Techniques To Make the Most of Time and
Help You Fall In Love Again. Every Day.

I remember the day my baby was born in vivid detail. I remember the color of the paint on the walls, the names of the nurses who tended to us. I remember the taste of the coffee at the hospital, the orientation of the bathroom from the induction room. I remember the immense fear I had when my wife went into labor while awaiting an induction, and I remember the shere joy of holding my baby for the first time. But do you know what I remember in just as much detail? A food fight I had with my...

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Our 2017 Journey
Major Milestones of the Year

It’s the end of the year. We’ve been talking about writing something for the last day of 2017, and we came in at seven hours ’til midnight. That’s called procrastination, and it’s going to stop next year. But enough about resolutions. Let’s reflect: We started the year in America, announcing our pregnancy to family. This article is all about me becoming a dad. Read this one too. It’s along the same lines ;). At four months pregnant, we said, “let’s go to Vegas!” Because, we thought, are we ever going to get another chance with a baby tagging along?...

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We’re Officially Grown Up! And Furnished Our First Home.
Did We Clash Heads?

Have you ever talked about a washing machine over breakfast with your partner? I have. It took me until about five minutes ago to realize how weird it was. The fact made its way to the front of my brain, because five minutes ago I was researching the washing machine. I spent a whole hour looking at pictures, and comparing things like its water pressure to that of others. Like, when did that ever matter before? Forget the damn washing machine. All it needs to do is wash clothes. Oh, but what about the refrigerator? And the paint for...

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How to Argue With Your Partner

Conflict is healthy. Fighting? Maybe not so much. We all have spats every now and then, and that’s healthy. If two people agreed 100% of the time, they wouldn’t make a progressive couple, because each would bring the exact same perspective into the partnership as the other. Likewise, if one partner just goes along with everything the other says, the needs of the first will be oppressed and the second will never become better. Conflict is healthy, because it helps us think critically, and it helps us experience different perspectives. But you have to approach conflict constructively. How to...

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Six Reasons We Decided to Commit to One Another

It’s been one of those days when me and Deborah just look into each other’s eyes over the coffee table. We realized today that we’ve been together for two and a half years. So much has happened in that time. It makes us think of what made us so certain about each other in the first place—for each to want to spend the rest of our lives with the other. It’s the discussion of common goals early on in the relationship that really cemented our love. Some of the goals are coming true. For example, our baby. For some,...

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