truths about being married _ pretoria girl writes

Truths About Being Married

“Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens. Bright copper kettles and warm woollen mittens. Brown paper packages tied up with strings; these are a few” things you don’t get in a marriage. Well, maybe on Valentine’s Day.   The thing is, I’m not a hopeless romantic and I don’t believe in soulmates. And to quote…

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5th Wedding Anniversary

A dedication of the song “Walking the Wire” by Imagine Dragons to my husband, friend, and superhero.  

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7 Affordable Date Ideas

It’s February! You know what that means, right? To your excitement (or dismay), it’s the month of love and you’re probably looking for affordable date ideas.   Whether you have been in a relationship for years, or it’s your first date, the dating game can be on the expensive side. But if you’re anything like…

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Love at First Sight

They say that love at first sight is an instant, gut emotion that tells you this person is different; this person is the one. Beautiful idea, isn’t it? But that’s exactly what it was for me: just an idea.   I’m happily married to one of the best human beings ever and I won’t change…

truths about being married _ pretoria girl writes

The Marriage Battery

Marriage is like a battery. You need the positive and negative to make it work. It’s not possible to have the one without the other, otherwise, it’s no longer a battery and thus becomes useless. In other words; you will set yourself up for disappointment when you have unrealistic goals in a relationship. Which I…