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To Love, Honor and Vacuum · 9h ago

In Which I Make a Fool Out of Myself Multiple Times

Yesterday was my birthday! And some years on my birthday I write in-depth, useful posts, l...
To Love, Honor and Vacuum · 1d ago

47 Things You May Not Know About Me on My Birthday

It’s my birthday today! I’m just back from our anniversary trip to Ireland, and I’m rather jetlagged. Our anniversary was back in December, but December is a lousy month to go on a walking trip to Ireland. So we went in May instead! Which was nice, b...
To Love, Honor and Vacuum · 2d ago

Wifey Wednesday: What Lens Do You See Your Husband Through?

Did you bring baggage into your marriage? I did. I had baggage from my father issues, but also baggage from Keith breaking off our initial engagement. And that baggage led to real trust issues. When we have baggage, that often affects our marriages. ...
To Love, Honor and Vacuum · 3d ago

10 Ways Technology Can Enhance Your Marriage

Is technology making it easier to drift apart in our relationships? Instead of talking, we sit on our cell phones. Date nights become us chatting about what we saw on Facebook, instead of what’s been going on in our own lives. We spend hours that fam...
To Love, Honor and Vacuum · 4d ago

What If You’re Not in Love with Your Boyfriend?

What do you do if you’re not in love with your boyfriend–but you really want to be? Connor and I met in September, were dating in January, and were engaged exactly 11 months and 20 days later. Six months later, on July 18 2015, we were married. We ha...
To Love, Honor and Vacuum · 1w ago

Is Getting Married Really Worth It?

 Is marriage worth it? That’s a question so many people ask today. All around them it seems like everyone is divorcing and married people are miserable. But is that actually true? All week w...
To Love, Honor and Vacuum · 1W ago

How Do I Keep My Teenage Son from Getting Addicted to Gaming?

The average age of a gamer is now 31.  Ten years ago that was not the case. But as video games are becoming a part of more and more teens and children’s lives, we’re just going to see video games become a bigger part of adulthood, too. So it makes se...
To Love, Honor and Vacuum · 1W ago

How to Stop Feeling Like a Failure with Your Sex Life

I’ve written so much about this it’s hard to sum it up in just one post. But I’m going to try! Have you ever heard it said that men are like microwaves and women are like slow cookers? I think what they mean is that men heat up quickly, while women t...
To Love, Honor and Vacuum · 1W ago

Top 10 Unpopular Truths Your Teenage Son Needs to Know

What are you teaching your teenage son about what it means to be a man? I talk a lot on the blog about how to raise girls–because I have two! In fact, as we speak my girls and I are working on an online course to help parents teach their daughters ab...
To Love, Honor and Vacuum · 1W ago

Reader question: How Do I Kiss a Beard?

How do you kiss a man with a beard? What if it’s scratchy? Stinky? Prickly? Every Monday I...