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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Who's Spooning Who

Dear Mike & Liza, I just got married a few months ago and I have a question.  I always dreamed about sleeping safely in the arms of my husband as he “spooned” around me in bed.  When we get into bed at night, my husband turns away, gestures to me, and says “put your arms […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Living A Lie

Dear Mike & Liza, 15 years ago, when I started dating my husband, I told him a lie.  I said I was allergic to avacados.  The truth is, I’m not.  I had actually never had an avacado – I thought they looked gross so I picked them out of my salad at dinner.  I didn’t […]

 

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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 […]

 

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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 […]

 

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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 […]