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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Here We Go Again

Dear Mike & Liza, My husband wants to go on the DASH diet. Last year it was Paleo. The year before that it was Atkins. And on and on and on. Every January it’s the same. He gets all the books, never reads them, changes everything he eats for a few weeks and then quits. […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Tacky Ties

  Dear Mike & Liza, My husband insists on wearing novelty holiday ties all season long.  The other 11 months of the year he looks like the well respected businessman he is.  In the month of December, he looks like a doofus.  He says it’s shows his “lighter side.”  Can’t he just switch to novelty […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Should Dad Halt The Hunt

  Dear Mike & Liza, My husband is a hunter and it really upsets our 5 year old daughter. She doesn’t like the pictures of Daddy with the dead animal. She refuses to eat the meat. And she really can’t handle a deer hanging upside down in our garage. I say her objection should be […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Her Status Updates Are Making Him Look Bad

Dear Mike & Liza, My wife is a wonderful, beautiful, accomplished woman.  In her life she has experienced some “set backs” but she continues to perservere and move forward with grace and strength. So it really bothers me that her status update on Facebook is frequently about how sad she is, or what struggle she’s […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Isn't 40 The New 30

  Dear Mike & Liza, My wife will turn 40 in two years and she’s already freaking out.  Every day she looks in the mirror, sighs and says something self deprecating about her crows feet or smile lines or freckles. Of course I think she’s beautiful and I tell her that every day. I’m getting frustrated with […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Whose Hair Is It

  Dear Mike & Liza, My 9 year old daughter wants a short haircut, but Daddy thinks it should be left long.  It’s summer.  It’s going to get hot.  She has to take care of it herself.  She’s going to be in the pool all summer.  It’s her hair!  I want to take her to my salon today, […]

 

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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 […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Olympic Dream Or Pipe Dream

Dear Mike & Liza Our 10 year old daughter has been watcing the Olympic gymnasts and she says she wants to be one.  My husband has been encouraging her, saying things like “If you dream it, you can do it.” I’m worried about a whole list of things – her health – her emotional well […]

 

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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 […]