Recently, someone we know posed the following question to us: What is one thing you think you needed to change when you first got married. After pretending to discuss it for a bit while we were in fact just drinking lots of wine, we decided why not write about it. (And just so you don’t think we pretend to have come up with the title or that we think Oprah said it first, “Be the change you want to see in the world.” are the words of Mahatma Gandhi.)
She Says: I’ll Take Change For $1000 Alex
Being married has taught me a lot about myself.
For instance, the fact that my husband intentionally tries not to laugh at witty comments I make just to prove a point tells me I’m funnier than I ever thought. Continue reading
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We realize that this is a rather odd topic to right about, but what if the two of us had never met? What if Buris On the Couch were simply Buri On the Couch? Where would we be then….
He Says: What Else Could I Be Doing?
I like to always think about what else I could be doing. This is true for the most mundane aspects of my life as well as the most important. It isn’t that I have “grass is greener” syndrome and always think I could be doing something better. In fact, it is the exact opposite. I like to think about what else I could be doing so that I can avoid any sort of “grass is greener” syndrome. Continue reading
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