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The scoop on staying together ... about loyalty, commitment and love.  
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The Real Love Stories... and Why There Really Are No Blurred Lines

The Real Love Stories... and Why There Really Are No Blurred Lines | Staying Together | Scoop.it
It was the music pumping through the speakers at the optometrist's that made me see you clearly for who you are.

The lyrics kept thrumming loud when I was standing there with my thick glasses, waiting for the receptionist.
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There are no "blurred lines" in real love ... instead a love is "carved, not found. Beautiful post. 

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How Can Couples Avoid the Pitfalls That Threaten a Second Marriage? - Huffington Post

How Can Couples Avoid the Pitfalls That Threaten a Second Marriage? - Huffington Post | Staying Together | Scoop.it
How Can Couples Avoid the Pitfalls That Threaten a Second Marriage?

Via Brenda Elliott
Sharilee Swaity's insight:

Excellent, practical advice on how to navigate the pitfalls of a second marriage, and the stepfamily that often accompanies it. 

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Learn to Love Your Husband—Again: Our marriage changed when God gave me the grace to choose my husband each day

Learn to Love Your Husband—Again: Our marriage changed when God gave me the grace to choose my husband each day | Staying Together | Scoop.it
Our marriage changed when God gave me the grace to choose my husband each day

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Don't try to understand spouse

Don't try to understand spouse | Staying Together | Scoop.it
Don't try to understand spouse
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Billy Joel sang, "I Love You Just Way You Are," in 1977 but apparently he didn't love her just the way she was; they divorced in 1982. Every husband and wife has things he doesn't understand about his spouse, but ... 

Sharilee Swaity's insight:

Caring for your spouse is MUCH more important than understanding your spouse. Even if you don't agree with their way of thinking, you can honour their desires. 

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40% Annoyed, 40% Happy, 20% Love = A Healthy Marriage — The Good Men Project

"40% Annoyed, 40% Happy, 20% Love = A Healthy Marriage " - http://t.co/Zdxdao4Paa

Via Brenda Elliott
Sharilee Swaity's insight:

The reality of marriage -- it will being annoyed at your spouse. But then the bliss is unbelievable. 

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Brenda Elliott's curator insight, May 20, 2013 7:14 AM

That's about right- totally worth committing your life toward- just not how Hoolywood projects it...

Dr. Amy Fuller's curator insight, July 15, 2013 1:57 AM

It's sad, but true...Hollywood lied.