My Queer Life: On Being Transgender and Married. Twice.

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Alex Myers married his wife twice. Once as part of a same-sex couple and again as an opposite-sex couple. Here’s what this taught him about marriage.

Portrait of Jealousy: A Man Accused

Portrait of Jealousy by Terry Moore

Did this man’s roving eyes really ruin the picnic outing, or was it his wife’s jealous nature?

In Case You Were Wondering

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Justin Hamm’s speaker confronts an insecurity common to many men and women.

14 Marital Tips on Our 14th Anniversary

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If you are lucky (and you work your ass off) your marriage could last for a very long time. With that thought looming over your head, it’s good to have some guidelines as you attempt to live with the same person for years on end.

You Got Me Workin’ Day and Night

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Sun up to midnight, Brian Rutter is a work at home dad.

Shattered

Shattered by Sam Galison

A wife falls apart, a marriage is broken, and a husband tries to pick up the pieces.

You Don’t Need a Spreadsheet to Sum Up Rejection

You Don't Need a Spreadsheet by Renato Ganoza

No matter how you categorize it, rejection hurts and it’s deeply personal. But it can be handled with grace and aplomb.

Sudden Downpour

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Angel Garcia’s speaker is “trying to be a good man” even as he finds himself faced with the oldest of temptations.

What I Really Want For Father’s Day

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Jennifer Cooreman has a very specific wish for her husband on Father’s Day.

My Brother’s Future Wife Is a Mail-Order Bride

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Marriage should be about love and partnership, not politics and servitude.

I’m Gretchen

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Robert Marrow tries to understand why his wife left him to marry someone else by recreating the story in her words.

An Open Letter to my Future Wife: How I Plan to Make you Happy Every day of Your Life

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Let this letter be a promise to you that I will do my best to be the man I want to be for you.

Why My Husband Will Never Have a “Good Wife”

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Stephane Wahl has found that truly being a good wife means that she’s not always such a ‘good wife’.

What I Should’ve Known Before Marriage

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Clint Edwards has a message for his younger self concerning the realities of married life.

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Much like in a marriage, simplicity and directness are virtues in Telaina Eriksen’s wry, tender poem.

Am I a Bad Dad? Am I a Bad Husband?

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Nature or Nurture? Todd Adams wonders whether that question matters when it comes to being a good husband and father.