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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Should A Spouse Have Password Privacy

  Dear Mike & Liza, My wife and I have a disagreement about privacy and technology.  She says that she shouldn’t have to share her phone, email and Facebook passwords with me.  I say if she doesn’t have anything to hide, it shouldn’t be a problem.  It’s not that I don’t trust her, it’s just […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Healthy Habits Or Dangerous Dieting

Dear Mike & Liza, Have you heard the news story about the mom who put her 7 year old daughter on a diet?  Our 9 year old son is also overweight.  I want to help him create a diet plan and learn how to manage and control food.  My husband says putting a child on […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Home Tour Troubles

  Dear Mike & Liza, My wife gives “the tour” of our house every time guests come over.  I think it’s really strange.  She’ll say “would you like the tour” and then show them every room.  They don’t want to see that.  I think there should be public areas of our house – the kitchen, […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: A Walkman In an iPod World

  Dear Mike & Liza, My husband owns and uses a Sony Walkman.  The kids and I bought him a 16 gig iPod Touch for Christmas.  The other day I saw him shoveling the driveway and listening to his Walkman.  When I asked him why he wasn’t using the iPod he said “I like this […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Juice Fast Fight

Dear Mike & Liza, My husband recently watched a documentary and now wants to go on a 60 day juice fast.  Which means…of course…he wants me to go on a 60 day juice fast too. We have 3 kids under the age of 16 and I still have to make pancakes and pack lunches and […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Whose Parents Are Worth More

Dear Mike & Liza, My husband has made a lovely, thoughtful, personal and quite frankly expensive gift for his parents this Christmas.  When I told him I plan to spend the same amount of money on my parents he said he didn’t see why that was necessary.  He says the parents will never compare gifts […]

 

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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: Crafts Or Cash

Dear Mike & Liza I’ve been working on craft projects to give as Christmas gifts.  They are gifts for neighbors, teachers and co-workers. My husband says he is embarrassed by these presents and would rather give the cash equivalent.  I say small gifts, made by hand and given with love are the best.  Would you […]

 

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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 […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Counting Coins

Dear Mike & Liza, My husband pays with change.  We went to a fast food place the other day and our total was $8.16.  He paid the whole thing with change.  He counted it out and put it on the counter.  I told him I would be more than willing to take all the change […]