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Happy Marriage Myths

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One of the greatest urban myths about marriage is that it “takes two” to make your marriage work. Don’t believe it for a second! That myth has destroyed far too many marriages. Don’t let it kill yours!

This logic applies to dancing, business deals, and other activities, but simply does not apply to marriage.

Marriage is different. Marriage is not a give and take relationship, and was never designed to work like other relationships.

When you understand marriage scientifically, you realize it only takes one determined spouse to make your marriage happy and healthy. This doesn’t mean that one person becomes an abuser or abusee. It means you understand the principles of marriage and can use them effectively.

All other relationships require constant cooperation, and an equal or fair level of effort from everyone involved. That’s what makes them work. They are based on what you have to give and what you get in return. But not marriage. Marriage is not a “give and take” relationship.

Even though it may appear like other relationships in some respects, marriage is different.

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Blessing of the Hands

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“Blessing of the Hands”, revised by Rev. Daniel L. Harris “These are the hands of your best friend, young and strong and full of love for you, that are holding yours on your wedding day, as you promise to love each other today, tomorrow, and forever. These are the hands that will work alongside yours, as together you build your future. These are the hands that will passionately love you and cherish you through the years, and with the slightest touch, will comfort you like no other. These are the hands that will hold you when fear or grief fills your mind. These are the hands that will countless times wipe the tears from your eyes; tears of sorrow, and as in today, tears of…

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Wedding cake or cup cake?

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With thoughts turning to wedding cakes, Louise just sent me a link to “Baked by Melissa“, a cupcake place in New York that we’re going to try out.  Began salivating and couldn’t wait so I created two cupcakes of my own. The first is called Sunburnt (a red velvet jobby) and another called Bermuda Bride – an orange and pink creation, my favourite colours! Check out the site and design one in your wedding colours and then share it with me (the cupcake) that is! What a perfect unexpected touch to your wedding!

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