Marriage and Relationships

  • How To Win Back Your Ex-Girlfriend Or Wife

    Relationships are tricky and sometimes things don't work out. It might be "her fault" or yours, but if you think it's worth having another go at it then here are some tips to make it happen. Winning your girlfriend back or recovering from a marriage separation isn't easy and it will ultimately take time, but here's some tips to start the process.

  • Ways to Make Your Romantic Escape Last Longer

    Last week, I spent a few days exploring Idaho with my wife - Heather from ChickVacations. This adventure was a bit different than others we have taken since we traded hotel rooms for a campervan. Don't worry though, it was an awesome experience and like so many things in life - I didn't want it to get over too quickly.

  • Tips to Plan Your Second Wedding And Get It Right This Time

    For many of us, our wedding day was one of the best days of our lives. We were young and in love and everything seemed perfect - but in reality, most of us guys probably weren't as understanding or helpful to our brides as we should have been. There were things we did wrong or should have simply done more of. While I am happily married now and can't imagine having to do things over again - other friends of ours are planning second weddings and this gives them a new chance to do things differently.

  • Surprise Your Wife with a Romantic End of Summer Picnic

    We've got a few more weeks of summer left and that means that we need to use these warm sunny days the best that we can. For many of us, that means taking one last family vacation somewhere fun. However, as important as spending time with the family might be, it's also important to spend time with your wife or partner. Especially during the summer, it can be a challenge with all the other distractions. Don't let that deter you though, it's worth it and so is she!

  • Five Overlooked Essentials Guys Need for Date Night

    This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gillette at Sam’s Club. All opinions are 100% mine.

    The devil is in the details, really. Whether you’re out for a night to swoon someone new, or its date night with your long-time love who you’d like to remind what it’s really all about, there are few essentials that as guys we tend to overlook. Each on their own are not a big deal, but miss every one and we might start picking up a hobo factor. Nail each of them, and you’ve achieved a gestalt that should not go unnoticed. Here are five overlooked essentials guys need for date night.

  • A Wine and Cheese Plate Pairing Makes for A Great Romantic Evening

    You may think you've got time since Valentine's Day is still a couple months away but Christmas can be romantic occasion too, as can New Years Eve! One thing that I'm always a fan of us doing a plate with assorted cheeses and other items along with a favorite bottle of wine. The folks over at Whole Foods Market agreed to share some of their knowledge and hooked us up with three amazing cheese and three bottles of wine.

  • New Wedding Band Options for Guys

    I've been married more than 10 years at this point and I've learned a lot. Heather and I were among the first of our friends to get married and wow things have changed a lot since then. Advertising focuses on how the ring defines the woman or empowers her or shows her your love. Even their websites feature women's rings above men's. So when Heather selected my wedding band it was her choice among very few options. Even if there were options I frankly was never prepared to communicate my desired design the way she was with hers.

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