30% OFF Pride collection code: USAPRIDE! Free Shipping over $99

Top 25 Things I’ve Noticed About Having A Wife

by The Next Family September 13, 2009

By: Brandy Black

1. When you are married to a woman and you have a “girls’ night out” with your friends- your wife is automatically invited. That has its positives and negatives.
2. When you get in fights, you are BOTH sensitive.
3. It’s impossible to have a short conversation on the phone.
4. You will always have a shopping buddy and she will always tell you if your butt looks good.
5. You both want to decorate the house.
6. You are both paranoid about your child getting hurt.
7. You will always have a spa buddy to chat with in the hot tub.
8. Men’s wives are never jealous of you so you can hang out with everyone (there are some rare exceptions to this statement).
9. You are never deficient of romantic gifts on holidays.
10. You can share your clothes (for the most part).
11. The closet(s) never have enough room in them.
12. Shoes take over your life.
13. One bathroom is not enough
14. Football is rarely on TV
15. You never have to watch gory war movies or thrillers (unless they get rave reviews)
16. Scary movies are out of the picture
17. You must have a handyman
18. The men in your life always find the need to take care of you (if it weren’t for this, we would never change the air filter for our AC).
19. Mechanics screw you over.
20. You can share your make up.
21. The house smells nice.
22. That time of the month is twice as bad.
23. You get double the candles and cookbooks.
24. You have two wedding dresses from which daughter can choose.
25. You save every card, letter or note from your significant other.

The post Top 25 Things I’ve Noticed About Having A Wife appeared first on The Next Family.

The Next Family
The Next Family


Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.

Also in Parenting

Modern Fitness For the Modern Parent

by The Next Family March 25, 2016


Originally published on The Seattle Lesbian

By Laura King

Life can get busy. With work, kids, family commitments, friends, chores, and the general chaos of everyday life, it can be near impossible at times to sit down for a cup of tea, let alone squeeze in an hour of exercise regularly. However, all things are possible if you set your mind to them. Those that prioritize their fitness nearly...

Continue Reading →

Estate Planning: The Basics For LGBT Families

by The Next Family March 25, 2016

With the passage of marriage equality last year, laws have been quickly changing across the United States. LGBT couples with or without children weren’t just given the right of marriage, they were provided new protections and benefits within their families. All of a sudden, LGBT couples and families had to figure out how to file jointly when it came to taxes, how to add...

Continue Reading →

Representation of Modern Families in Kid-Friendly Entertainment

by The Next Family March 24, 2016 1 Comment


By Alex Temblador

I recently wrote an article for The Next Family called, “Family-Friendly Films That Feature Adoption and Foster Care,” that shared wonderful family films with adoption or foster care story lines. My reasoning behind doing so was because every family deserves a chance to see similar families like theirs represented in various forms of entertainment.

The same can be said of other...

Continue Reading →