Let’s Not Beat Around the Bush. Relationships are Damn Hard work!

Let’s Not Beat Around the Bush. Relationships are Damn Hard work!

To mark our seventh wedding anniversary in February, I wrote my husband this letter, where I jokingly asked if we would survive the so-called seven year itch. We got married after being in a relationship for five years, and I was twenty weeks pregnant with our eldest daughter Polly. We had led huge fulfilling lives before settling down. We’d travelled both independently and as a couple, and had made plenty of memories from our amazing experiences. We used to laugh until our bellies ached, eat in top restaurants, and partied many a night away. We had both sorted out our …

Will We Survive the Seven Year Itch?

Will We Survive the Seven Year Itch?

To my dearest Husband, On this very day, twelve years ago, we met in a bar on a Cambodian beach. I couldn’t resist sharing this photo of us; less than one week in and looking rather fresh faced! Our relationship was supposed to be a short lived holiday fling, but it was clear from the outset that we were always going to be much more than that. We tried to break up in our early years, but couldn’t actually go through with it. Fortunately by the time we exchanged vows, half a decade to the day after meeting, we had ironed …