Tags archives: dear-mike

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Cruise Scrooge

Dear Mike & Liza, My hus­band and I bought a cruise for our fam­ily to enjoy in Feb­ru­ary. We planned to present it to our teenage chil­dren for Christ­mas. I want to get my chil­dren lots of lit­tle cruise related gifts — new swim­suits, flip flops, sun­glasses, etc so they will have presents to open […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: She Has Status Update Envy

Dear Mike & Liza, I used to think my hus­band and I were “nor­mal.”  I thought we had a pretty full and fun life.  I see my friends on Face­book are out to din­ner.  They’re at par­ties.  It looks like con­stant fun fun fun.  My hus­band says he’s not going to get off the couch just […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Is Switching Sides Silly

Dear Mike & Liza, I rearranged the fur­ni­ture in our bed­room and now my hus­band is refus­ing to switch sides of the bed.  I still need to sleep clos­est to the bath­room.  That didn’t change.  What’s the big deal? Andrea, Pocatello

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Correspondence Clash

Dear Mike & Liza, My wife won’t send birth­day cards to my mother and sib­lings from me. My mom was always in charge of fam­ily cor­re­spon­dence. I assumed my wife would be too. She sends cards to her fam­ily for spe­cial days, but when it’s my mom’s birth­day I’m expected to buy my own card, […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Is It Time For "The Talk"

  Dear Mike & Liza, Have you seen the Ragu com­mer­cial?  I ask because, that hap­pened to my hus­band and me, last week.  Our chil­dren are 10, 8 and 6.  Our 10 year old sur­prised us dur­ing a roman­tic inter­lude.  My hus­band thinks we should sit down with him and talk about it.  He says our […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Airing Dirty Laundry

Dear Mike & Liza, My wife insists on doing the laun­dry. She makes a big deal out of it. No one is allowed in her laun­dry room. The prob­lem is, she’s bad at it. She doesn’t take things out of the dryer when the buzzer sounds, every­thing is wrin­kled, and I don’t like the way […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Designer Jeans Drama

Dear Mike & Liza, I’m tak­ing my 16 year old daugh­ter back-to-school shop­ping.  She wants expen­sive jeans.  We can afford them, and frankly, she looks bet­ter in them. I believe buy­ing her the expen­sive jeans will boost her self-confidence, be drama free and allow her to focus on her stud­ies.  My hus­band says jeans have noth­ing to […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Bangs Or No Bangs

Time for the big reveal — What do you think of Jessica’s new do from Niki Young at salon h. davis in Idaho Falls?     Dear Mike & Liza, I’ve had bangs my whole life. I grew them out so my hair was all the same length. Then I cut them again for my wedding. […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Converting or Crafting

Dear Mike & Liza, We just moved to Idaho Falls.  We are not LDS.  The women in our neigh­bor­hood imme­di­ately started invit­ing my wife to evening get togeth­ers.  She says she’s enjoy­ing her­self and mak­ing new friends.  I think it’s wrong for her to attend these activ­i­ties when she has no inten­tion of join­ing their church. Kurt, Idaho Falls

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Facebook Punishing or Parenting

Dear Mike & Liza, My hus­band has posted an embar­rass­ing pic­ture of our 15 year old daugh­ter on Face­book.  He says he’s going to keep it on his page until she cleans her room to his spec­i­fi­ca­tions.  I also want her to get her room clean but I don’t think humil­i­at­ing her is the way to […]