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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 […]



Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Cat Conundrum

Dear Mike & Liza, Our cat has diabetes. She has to have shots twice a day. It’s expensive, it’s time consuming and the cat hates the shots. Our lives revolve around this cat. My husband has adjusted his work schedule. We can’t go on vacation. And twice a day I feel like I’m torturing her. […]



Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Above Ground Fun Or Tacky Eyesore

Dear Mike & Liza, My husband wants an above ground pool. Can you believe it?  I’m not happy about this.  We have a small yard, it takes up too much space and it’s going to kill the entire lawn.  I know it will just fall apart in a year and half, but I don’t want […]



Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Bored With Baseball

Dear Mike & Liza, My husband and I go to all of my 9 year old son’s games.  Football and basketball are fine, but baseball…is the worst! I’m bored out of my mind and the weather hasn’t made things any better lately. I’ll wash the uniform and make the snacks, but I don’t want to […]



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 […]



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 […]



Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Cyber Spying Or Responsible Parenting

Dear Mike & Liza, My kids both have Facebook accounts and spend a reasonable amount of time on them.  I insist on knowing their password and I check their pages daily.  I monitor the pictures they post, the articles they read, the music they listen to and even the messages they send to their friends. […]



Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Date Night Is A Dud

Dear Mike & Liza, Every time we have a date night my husband wants to go to a movie.  I’d like to be able to actually have a conversation with him.  Do you consider a movie date quality time and if not, what do you suggest? Pamela, Ammon



Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Should He Stay Home

Dear Mike & Liza, My husband and I have been married 4 years, we both work, and we don’t have any children. I just got a major promotion at work that will mean I make considerably more money than the hubs. I suggested that when we do have children, he quit his job and be […]



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 […]