Married Man Talk: What I Hate About Being Married

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Before you read the title and get confused, I love being married. I mean I really really love being married. I could easily spend the rest of the post talking about how nice it is to always have someone to go to the movies with, how I still look forward to coming home and seeing […]

My Expectations Of Marriage

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  Happy holidays to all you good readers of SBM. I hope your season is filled with joy, health, safety…and gifts! I have a fascination with marriage. My curiosity goes from why do things fall apart to what makes things stay together? Were some marriages doomed from the start? There are a whole litany of […]

Is It Easier For Pretty Women To Get Married?

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I catch the Metro everyday to work.  There are a few things that I typically spend my time doing; reading everyone’s new blog on my phone, listening to hype music to get me through the day, and people watching.  For some reason, I always notice the pretty women on the train.  Why?  Because there’s typically […]

Why Love Isn’t the Ultimate Requirement for Marriage

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By Miriam of 30 Thoughts My friend and I were discussing what’s always on everyone’s mind these days: love and relationships. We were updating each other on our potential plus ones when I asked, “Why do I have to be in love with the person I marry? Why can’t I marry a man because I […]

5 Things I Love About Being Married – From a Man

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Ask a woman about being married, the response will be the same 90% of the time. “It’s wonderful” or “My Husband is my best friend” or even “I hate that cheating lying sumb*tch … but it’s better than being single”.  For the most part, it’s understood that married women love being married. Ask a man […]

5 Men You Need to Meet (But Not Marry)

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Some guys may teach you something, says the author of the riveting novel The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. That doesn’t mean you need to spend the rest of your life with them. 1. The One Who Never Wanted to Commit—Until He Met You This sounds like the dream, right? The guy who proclaimed to […]

Infidelity Rates May be as High as 70 percent

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Anyone who has been unfaithful and then gone to couples therapy to “work on the marriage” — assuming he or she hasn’t already been given the boot — knows that the therapist probably isn’t going to take his or her side. You cheated, you’re bad, end of discussion. Yet it’s clear that with infidelity rates […]

20 Tips for Divorce-Proofing Your Marriage

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Recently, a well-known motivational speaker separated from his wife of 16 years. Despite claiming he is not a relationship expert, Gerald Rogers decided to share 20 tips on “Marriage advice I wish I would have had…” This post went viral, eventually resulting in him being featured on numerous national media outlets. Most of his advice […]

How Friendships with Married Men Become Affairs

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Most women agree that they would never have an affair with a married man and even vehemently oppose any accusation that they would. But if that’s the case, “Why are there married men still out here having affairs? and “Who are they having them with?” Someone must not be telling the truth. From the beginning, […]

One Man’s Case For Relationship Contracts

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I believe that in the dark corners of the circles that only include men talking truthfully about life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness all men reach a level of certainty. They realize that the current system of marriage in America is dysfunctional and that at the point that the marriage license is signed and […]