We are so different in so many ways, it's kind of incredible. He loves all things mechanical, I can barely open a bottle of wine. I live for coffee and delicious baked goods, he could survive on steak sandwiches for the rest of life. I can't keep enough books in the house, he hasn't cracked a book (for fun) literally since his early years of high school. High school!
And with a house full of little people at the moment (our children are 5, 3, and 15 months), our days center around the desperately scheduled free snatches of time that we both get to work and focus on the pursuits that fulfill us. (He's a teacher by day, woodworker by night; I'm a child-wrangler by um, all the time, and a writer by er, all hours.)
So honestly, when it comes right down to it, I don't spend a lot of time alone with my husbandRead More »from Why This Expert Thinks Your Spouse Should NOT Be Your Best Friend