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Unlucky At Love

Financial and career success. ✔ College education (including multiple degrees) ✔ Strong nuclear families. ✔ Health and wisdom. ✔ Worldly view. ✔ Food on the table and a roof over our heads. ✔ Romantic partnership bliss 🚫 All three remaining generations of my maternal line suffer from the same ailment: They are awfully unlucky at […]

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Adulting F@%k Cancer Love and Marriage Mrs Enginerd

Phone/Text/IM or Visit a Friend

Ever wonder why people keep throwing parties and inviting you, even when you RSVP and don’t show up? When you are doing a really good ghosting job but they don’t take the hint? Let me shed some light on their persistence: People are social creatures. We need the warmth of human touch. Intimacy. Compassion. Comfort. […]

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Adulting Love and Marriage Mrs Enginerd

Be The Guide

Fact: My husband stumbles about the world clueless. He doesn’t know what he wants, where he is going, and much less how to get what he needs to solve for the other two. Every time a priest mentions in a wedding homily that the wife must follow the husband my spidey senses tingle. What if […]

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Countdown to 10! Mrs Enginerd Weddings

The Wedding: Take Two – The Reception

This year marks the 10th anniversary of my wedding to W. As part of the celebration, I will be documenting our relationship from the proposal up to the wedding, and each year up to our 10th anniversary. As overwhelmed as I was about the turn of events and the lack of professional one on one […]

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Etiquette Love and Marriage Mrs Enginerd

“Chores, like success, are unisex…”

Guys and dolls, I know that it is easy to fall into the trap of traditional gender roles, especially when it comes to marriage and relationships but there is absolutely no rule of man or God that states what type of modern chores are gender aligned. Sometimes I wonder where our ancestors got the notion […]

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Countdown to 10! Love and Marriage Mrs Enginerd Poetry

I Couldn’t Live Not Knowing

I couldn’t live not knowing where the keys are, Where all the cups and plates are stored. I couldn’t live not knowing where my wallet was, where my cellphone went, or where I can find the instructions for the new vacuum cleaner. I couldn’t live not knowing where the new video game purchase, or two, […]