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To say that all of your relationships change after having kids is an understatement. They’re not necessarily better or worse, just...different. Nevertheless, navigating relationships post-baby can be tricky.
 

Luckily, seasoned NPN parents have plenty of advice for adjusting to the new normal with friends (new and old), in-laws, your parents, co-workers and, most of all, your partner. Have a question about a particularly thorny situation you’re dealing with? The discussion forum is here for you 24/7.

4 ways I focus on my marriage after becoming a parent
Seven years of marriage has taught me a lot. How communicating with my wife (and really listening) when I would prefer to shut down really helps us solve problems. How saying “I’m sorry” should only b...
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Is your relationship ready for baby? 4 tips to prepare your partnership
Becoming a parent is a joyful, exciting time. It is also a stressful, disorienting and exhausting time. There is cultural messaging that children are a joy and we should be happy throughout their...
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I met my mommy match on a blind date
Motherhood is a mix of emotions: excitement, exhaustion and, of course, endless amounts of love. But here’s the thing: Motherhood can also bring up another feeling that not a lot of people talk about....
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Discussions

Gotta Vent 2022

No one has created a 2022 thread yet?? Ok, might as well be me who starts it.    There is a special place in hell for whoever invented those clay dinosaur "eggs" that kids (including mine) love so much. WTAF is the point of this thing? So you get a box full of these large hard clay eggs an...

ripple(XRP) lawsuit vs SEC

My husband, unbeknownst to me, invested. chunk of money into XRP.  This is totally outside of my wheelhouse but XRP is a sort of cryptocurrency and Ripple is the company behind XRP.  Sounds ike XRP is faster than Bitcoin-again, outside my wheelhouse. It sounds like there is a lawsuit bw Ripple and S...

Wedding Gesture/Gift Advice

My god-daughter is getting married and I am unable to attend. She is an amazing person who lost both parents and a sibling by the time she completed HS and has gone on to absolutely shine personally and professionally. I can’t be there because of health issues with my own child but I contacted the w...

Marriage therapy

Would anyone here know of any good marriage (relationship) therapists; someone who understands and works with Asian families dynamics? (this is just due to the cultural differences).    I am trying to help a friend who have become parents last year and feels like everything has taken a tos...

Do I agree to my husbands 50 th bday request?

My husband for his 50 th bday wants the 2 of us to do molly ( ecstasy) and go to a club. This is so NOT me ( or him in past 25 years although he was fairly expert in college).  Do I indulge this request one time? I’m annoyed and not looking forward to any part of this.  Anonymous poster hash: bfd45...


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