There’s a type of relationship fail that’s called “financial infidelity”. It’s when the spouses actually don’t cheat on each other and may be the embodiment of faithfulness. But one of the spouses, or both, lie to each other about money, such as hiding debts, or having separate accounts and not telling about this to a partner. Such thing happened to our today’s hero, a man, who’s happily married to the love of his life and is busy with making plans for their bright future. But his wife is acting like she’s preparing for the worst, and is even saving money for this case.
A couple happily welcomed two kids to make their family complete. But, they never expected that choosing this different path to start their non-traditional family would bring on a wave of criticism and negativity from others.
As the years roll on and the initial honeymoon bliss becomes a thing of the past, reaching the decade milestone in a relationship can often illuminate specific challenges that are more prone to arise. Couples often begin to feel like mere roommates rather than romantic partners, and many individuals do not necessarily find having an affair a better solution.Our reader, Amy, faced something that forever shattered the peace of her family life: she suspected her husband of cheating. Amy wants to share her story so other couples don’t overlook these troubling symptoms.
When Tom Cruise was growing up, his mom was there through thick and thin, taking on all sorts of jobs to make ends meet. Her hard work and love gave him the strength to keep going, even when times were tough. Thanks to her support, Tom Cruise overcame obstacles and eventually became the famous star we know today.
Hollywood relationships may be fickle and fleeting, but this doesn’t hold true to all superstars. Harrison Ford met the love of his life, Calista, in the aftermath of divorce, and went on a journey with her where age and boundaries were never a problem. They are stronger than ever after nearly two decades, staring each other in the eyes with the same passion as the first day.
Joy Lin, a writer and stand-up comedian from Texas, discovered her passion for Catana Comics and embarked on an inspiring journey. Together with her humorous husband, they joined forces with artist Nohra Johnston to bring their everyday experiences to life through webcomics. While the comics revolve around their personal lives, they also resonate with mothers and wives worldwide, offering relatable and entertaining glimpses into the joys and challenges of family life.
Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova are known for their low-profile approach to public life. They rarely attend public events, give few interviews, and rarely share family photos on social media (though this has changed somewhat in recent years). This has earned them a reputation as one of the most private couples in the entertainment industry. Despite their secrecy, they have been happily living together for 21 years, raising three children, and serving as an inspiration to other celebrities and ordinary people alike as a model couple.
Parenthood can be messy, chaotic, and downright hilarious at times, and these 19 parents have no problem showing us the uncovered realities of raising kids. Get ready to feel seen, validated, and amused by these candid and unfiltered moments of family life.
Celebrities having multiple children often draw public attention due to their high profile and wealth. People are curious about how these famous personalities manage to balance their demanding careers with family life and the resources they have available to raise a big family. And here are 10 well-known figures in the entertainment industry who have chosen to expand their kin and raise multiple children, either through biological means or adoption.
The 1990s was a golden era in the field of entertainment. This decade gave birth to tons of new movies, shows, and actors. However, not all stars shine forever. Some of them couldn’t manage to be in the limelight for long. Knowing that, here’s a compilation of iconic ’90s celebrities who just vanished from show business but remained in our hearts.
Living together with family, despite all the love that makes being together worth it, also comes with many responsibilities and a little chaos every once in a while. Hacks help you tame the madness or at least make it more manageable. We collected the most creative shortcuts to help your family life run a little more smoothly.
The social media age has ushered in a trend among celebrity couples, which is called “performative coupledom” — or posting ostentatious public displays of affection online. And their followers love watching them flaunt their romance, because humans are naturally fascinated by other people’s secrets. But there are some celebrities who’ve decided to keep their relationships away from the public eye. And some of them have even gone to great lengths just to keep that aspect of their lives private.
It takes a lot of courage and conviction to completely shift career directions, but Freddie Prinze Jr knew deep down that this was a decision he had to take. Once an adored actor and a teen idol, he nevertheless decided to stay out of the spotlight in order to fully enjoy his family life. Today, the 46-year-old is an accomplished chef among other things, and most importantly, he is living his life just the way he believes he should, devoted to his 2 young kids.
While many people say they want big families with plenty of kids running around, it seems that Nick Cannon has taken this dream to the next level. The 41-year-old TV host, comedian, and rapper isn’t just building a successful professional career, he also has a busy family life with soon-to-be 10 kids from 6 different baby mamas. And while most of us might get overwhelmed by this idea, it seems that Nick couldn’t be happier with his life and is thriving in the role of fatherhood.
It seems like family life is full of routines, but actually, every day can surprise you with something unpredictable or funny. Even a small family fight in the car can become an adventure that will make your day.
In a world constantly evolving and redefining societal norms, the conventional path of parenthood is being reconsidered by many. A groundbreaking study has emerged, shedding light on a truth that challenges long-held assumptions: child-free individuals are just as content and fulfilled in their lives as parents are. This revelation has ignited a fresh perspective on life choices, prompting an increasing number of couples to deliberately opt out of parenthood.Modern times have ushered in a paradigm shift where the pursuit of personal and professional aspirations takes precedence over traditional family structures. The resolute decision to remain child-free is emblematic of this evolution, with numerous couples prioritizing career trajectories over the obligations of parenthood. In a world abounding with opportunities, the allure of climbing the career ladder, exploring passions, and making a lasting impact on the professional sphere has become an appealing alternative to the conventional roles of mothers and fathers.However, it is not just ambition that guides these choices. Many individuals find themselves devoid of the innate nurturing instincts that society often presupposes. The prospect of nurturing and raising a child is a commitment that demands unparalleled emotional and psychological investment. For those who do not naturally resonate with these impulses, opting out of parenthood can be a rational choice, reflective of their self-awareness and honesty about their capacities.Furthermore, there exists a segment of the population whose disinterest in child-rearing stems from a profound detachment from the notion of conventional family life. These free spirits prioritize a life of spontaneity, exploration, and self-discovery over the structure and responsibilities associated with raising children. Their choice, although unconventional, underscores the diversity of human desires and aspirations, challenging the societal notion that procreation is the ultimate human purpose.The emergence of a child-free movement resonates deeply with the philosophy that individual happiness and fulfillment should be the cornerstones of human existence. The decision to remain child-free is an assertion of the agency that each individual possesses to shape their destiny. It stands as a testament to the fact that the fulfillment of one’s unique path can lead to contentment, irrespective of societal expectations.Amidst this changing landscape, the world of Hollywood has seen a number of prominent figures embrace their choice to forgo parenthood, and they do so with remarkable candor. The willingness of these celebrities to share their personal narratives defies the fear of judgment that often accompanies unconventional decisions. By doing so, they inspire countless others to embrace their choices confidently, unburdened by societal pressures.These public figures have illuminated the diverse array of reasons behind their choice to remain child-free. Some have made this decision in pursuit of their careers, recognizing that the demands of parenthood might impede their ability to fully realize their artistic potential. Others have chosen this path due to a lack of inherent parental instincts or an absence of interest in child-rearing. Their honesty serves as a beacon of empowerment for individuals grappling with similar dilemmas, encouraging them to honor their authenticity and intuition.The revelation that child-free individuals can experience as much happiness and fulfillment as parents challenges conventional wisdom and underscores the significance of individual choices. The modern era celebrates diversity in all aspects of life, including the decision to remain child-free. This paradigm shift acknowledges that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to happiness and that the pursuit of personal dreams and ambitions is equally valid. As Hollywood celebrities embrace their unique life trajectories, they pave the way for a society that values authenticity, empowerment, and the freedom to define one’s own path. Ultimately, the choice between parenthood and a child-free life rests on personal aspirations and inclinations, inviting everyone to embark on a journey that resonates with their deepest sense of purpose.
Sharing one home is not an easy thing. And there are habits of family members that can be very hard to get used to, even if you’ve been living together for a long time. This can be even more true during the period when your “family life” is just starting, and this fragile union can be ruined by a tiny domestic mishap.
No matter how much we love our significant others, all of them have some rather irritating quirks. The main thing here is to remember that you can always compromise because this is what family life is about.
A lot of our most unforgettable memories are created with our family. That’s because the time we spend with loved ones is a real-life dramedy. From having your husband be scared by one of your ultrasounds to your kid begging to sleep with a skeleton in their room, we can’t get over how crazy things can get in other people’s households.
If your kid gives you a bracelet with the lettering “mediocre” or tries a cat door as the main door, you’re a happy parent. Your child has a sense of humor and family life will never get boring. Just let kids use their imaginations and enjoy the show.
No rollercoaster ride is as extreme as the journey of parenting. From coming home to your now newly painted purple son to finding out your kid ate all the cream from the Oreos they left for you — the adventure is never-ending. Fortunately, every day people find humor in it and share these epic moments online.
Imagine how dull life would be if we didn’t have a sense of humor and we’d have to go for a few days without having a laugh. Family life has its ups and downs, but the main ingredient that can make the biggest difference is laughter. When we laugh, time stops, and all our worries go away — plus, laughing can be the best form of therapy.
Most skin moles develop by the age of 30 and according to Chinese astrology, they can have lots of different meanings depending on their location. For example, a mole on the nose means you’re very hard-working, while a mole on the cheek represents honesty. Whatever mole you have, you best believe it has a meaning.
A day of a mother is full of adventures and surprises. The comics, Marie About Parenthood, just prove that to be true. Their creator, Maria, lives in Russia and raises 2 daughters that are 2 and 4 years old. Each of her illustrations shows the bittersweet truth about family life but they’re also full of humor and self-irony.
Happy families often create their own small traditions, such as walking together on Saturdays, having Sunday dinners with relatives, or dancing around a cactus instead of a Christmas tree during the holiday season. In addition, they also relate to everyday difficulties with a pinch of humor.
Family life is not always fun, but sometimes our parents, kids, and partners can make us feel like we’re playing a part in a sitcom. Pranking you, videobombing your conference calls in a crazy costume, or even throwing your phone in the toilet — anything can happen on the set of your movie. But no matter how harsh the jokes from your family members are, you can always write your own script for the next episode of your family sitcom and prank them back.
Giving birth to kids can turn your family life upside down. Marina Bistrova, a mother of 2 boys and the author of comics about parenting, not only sees curious everyday happenings but also draws them colorfully.
It’s said that men are from Mars and women are from Venus because that’s how different they are. And so are moms and dads when it comes to parenting styles. Most of the time, mothers act in a nurturing and protective way and fathers are the chilled out, “have fun no matter what” parent. These differing child-rearing methods are so funny, they make family life nothing short of delightful.
When partners assume their roles as parents, they may forget about taking care of each other and paying attention to one another. But it doesn’t have to be that way. You can still be that romantic couple that you used to be. However, it can be hard to leave your children with a relative or a nanny because you know your child better than anyone, and you’re worried they won’t manage without you.
Kids always have something to say, whether it’s asking a lady about the holes in her ears or talking to people sitting next to them on the metro. Kids’ sayings are often super quotable because they contain so much truth.
Family life is not just about silence and coziness. It is also about the everyday bad things our children do because they need to get rid of all the extra energy they have, and also the funny quirks between husbands and wives who never miss the chance to prank their soulmate.
It can happen to any parent nowadays: you see a perfect family photo on someone’s social media account and suddenly feel down and guilty, because your family life doesn’t seem to be that interesting. A scene Jen Flint once saw at a pool made her write a powerful post where she revealed the whole truth behind “flawless” parenting photos on social media and the way they can ruin any parent’s self-esteem. The post instantly went viral and hit home with thousands of women and men who thanked Jen for being so honest.
Catherine Dickens’ family life was not a simple one. She could’ve become an actress, a writer, or a chef but she became a wife of a genius and a mother of 10 children. The great English writer, Charles Dickens dreamed about having a big family and a wife who would keep his house warm. But after 20 years of living together, he saw a crazy person in the woman he once loved and didn’t have anything in common with her anymore.
We think that marital vows are missing one important phrase, “I promise to not take the little things too seriously.” This would help to avoid millions of conflicts over nothing and people could just enjoy their relationships.
Brad Kearns is a writer and a father of 3 children. In his blog DaDMum, he talks about parenthood and family life. Readers love his words for their warmth and honesty, but one of his posts on Facebook impressed his subscribers a lot. This was a post about a seemingly ordinary day in his wife’s life. Read it and you will understand why thousands of people shared his post about the ordinary day of a mother.
Not all couples realize that effort from both partners is needed in family life. In accordance with this data, around 40.7% of European marriages end in divorce in less than 10 years. A study by Slater and Gordon Lawyers identified which year of marriage is the happiest and which is the hardest.