Tags archives: marriage

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Game Time Or Waste Of Time

Dear Mike & Liza We’re only a cou­ple days into Sum­mer Vaca­tion and I’m notic­ing a prob­lem.  Our 13 year old son is glued to the TV play­ing video games. He’s too young to get a job, and my hus­band says we can’t force him into activ­i­ties he’s not inter­ested in.  I’m wor­ried that 3 months […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Workout Buddy or Butting In

Dear Mike & Liza, Am I a ter­ri­ble wife?  My hus­band is about 30lbs over­weight and has decided to start work­ing out to drop the pounds.  I already have a gym mem­ber­ship and go to Zumba, or step aer­o­bics or Power Cut with my girl­friends every week­day.  My hus­band has started com­ing to class with me. […]

 

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Awesomely Awkward Wedding Advice

Some awe­somely awk­ward mar­riage advice from a cou­ple, mar­ried 72 years.  What mar­riage advice would you give to new­ly­weds? [vsw id=“LpDMeSiYHY0” source=“youtube” width=“425” height=“344” autoplay=“no”]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Empty Nest Fail

  Dear Mike & Liza, We recently became empty nesters. I’m enjoy­ing it, my wife not so much. Our son is 27 and has sole cus­tody of his 5 year old daugh­ter. He’s doing okay, but my wife insists he needs our help, and wants our grand­daugh­ter to move in with us. I just want to […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Father's Not Fair

  Dear Mike & Liza, My hus­band seems to have assigned all of his chores to our 2 old­est chil­dren. Sud­denly they are clean­ing the cat box, tak­ing out the trash, and mow­ing the lawn. I’m not upset that the chil­dren have chores, but the bal­ance is off now. I have respon­si­bilites, they have responsibilites, […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: His Ex Isn't Ex Enough

Dear Mike & Liza, I’ve been hap­pily mar­ried to my hus­band for 2 years.  We are expect­ing a baby in July and he has a 3 year old daugh­ter from a pre­vi­ous rela­tion­ship. Our prob­lem is his ex.  She’s really dif­fi­cult.  She’s mean to my hus­band and she says ugly things about me, even though I […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Fun or Frugal

Dear Mike & Liza, My hus­band wants to spend our tax refund on a fun fam­ily vaca­tion with our kids.  I want to pay bills. He says kids don’t remem­ber pay­ing bills and let’s make some mem­o­ries. We have agreed to let your lis­ten­ers “make the call.” Amber, Rexburg  

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Is Consolidating Cereal Gross

Dear Mike & Liza, When there is only a lit­tle cereal left in the box, my wife pours it into a tup­per­ware thing, with other cere­als. She’s mix­ing Cheerio’s, Shred­ded Wheat and Cap’n Crunch! She also will make Cherry Kool-Aid, in the pitcher, when there is still about an inch of Orange Kool-Aid left. She says […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Major Award Or Eyesore

Dear Mike & Liza, My hus­band recently won a prize in a con­test, a lamp shaped like a woman’s leg wear­ing a fish­net stocking.  To make mat­ters worse, he has cho­sen to dis­play it in our front win­dow.  I’m shocked and embar­rassed, I think it’s gaudy and totally inap­pro­pri­ate.  Our son Ral­phie keeps star­ing at the soft glow of electric […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref - What Direction Should The Silverware Point

  Dear Mike & Liza, I love lis­ten­ing to Mar­riage Ref every week and I NEVER thought I’d have any­thing for you to decide — but here I am.  My hus­band has started putting the forks and knives point­ing up in the dish­washer.  He has some cocka­mamie the­ory about them dam­ag­ing the plas­tic bas­ket.  I don’t want to […]