Blogger Seth Adam Smith, a married man, wrote a blog post about overcoming his own selfishness on his way down the aisle with the Love of his life, Kim. Seth describes a conversation he had with his wise dad who told him point blank that marriage is not for men — though not in those exact words.
His dad’s exact words were:
Marriage isn’t for you. You don’t marry to make yourself happy, you marry to make someone else happy. More than that, your marriage isn’t for yourself, you’re marrying for a family. Not just for the in-laws and all of that nonsense, but for your future children. Who do you want to help you raise them? Who do you want to influence them? Marriage isn’t for you. It’s not about you. Marriage is about the person you married.”
Seth’s blog post has caught fire all over the Internet, on social media websites and message boards. It’s as if Seth’s message of self-sacrifice and consideration for others is a new concept in human behavior.
Personally, I think Seth cheated on Kim, and that’s what brought about his great metamorphosis. Seth and Kim are high school sweethearts who met when they were 15. It’s likely that Kim knows Seth is a dog — but she married him anyway, because dogs need Love too.
Read the full post here.
Jada Pinkett-Smith, 42, posted this family photo on her Facebook page Saturday. In the photo, a masculine looking Jada posed beside her husband Will, 45, and his firstborn son Trey, 21, from a previous marriage.
In a previous post, Jada hinted at trouble in her marriage. She sought advice from older couples who had been married for 25+ years. Jada concluded that the key to a happy marriage was to give each other space and permission to seek intimacy outside of their stagnant marriage.
In the photo caption, she writes:
First Lady Michelle Obama graces the cover of Vogue again. The last time she covered Vogue was in 2009, a year after Barack Obama won his historic first term in the White house. She’s wearing a Reed Krakoff dress on the April 2013 cover.
In the in-depth article, Mrs. Obama, and her husband Barack, discuss their lives together and how his presidency has drastically altered the dynamics of their marriage. Their personal revelations sheds light on why they took separate vacations last month.
Actors Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith aren’t the only famous married couple who take separate vacations. Will recently went on an extended romantic vacation to Brazil with his longtime friend (and rumored lover) Duane Martin.
The White House today confirmed that President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle are taking separate vacations as well. This news comes 3 months after Obama was photographed flirting shamelessly with another woman.
Cheating men usually don’t seek professional counseling to save their marriages. Instead, they seek therapy of a different kind — in the arms of another woman.
Rumors that R&B Diva Keyshia Cole and her husband Daniel “Booby” Gibson were breaking up began swirling online after Keyshia tweeted song lyrics.
But according to Gibson, the rumors are false. At age 26, the Cleveland Cavaliers star shooting guard is a mature family man who knows that marriage is an ongoing work in progress.