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The One-Bathroom Apartment Dilemma

By Caroline Henry on Apr 26, 2019 3:21:05 PM

Hey, Caroline?”

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Needs, Conflict, Tips, couples, Expectations, FirstYear, Opposites, Relationships

15 Things All Newlyweds Need To Know

By Heather Henderson on Apr 2, 2019 1:48:00 PM

You've done the wedding planning, said "I do" and now it begins – the journey of a lifetime. Here is a list of 15 things ALL newlyweds need to know.

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Needs, couples, Expectations, FirstYear, Relationships

4 Things I HATED About Moving In Together

By Caroline Henry on Apr 2, 2019 9:34:03 AM

Hey there! I'm Caroline Henry, a newlywed (going on 3 weeks since the wedding, so I'm basically an expert, right?!) and an employee for The NewlyWed Box. This month's box is all about communication, and let me tell you... I KNOW the struggle. When you first move in together as a married couple, communicating is definitely not as simple as you'd think it'd be. Or at least, that's how it's been for me and my husband, and maybe you can relate.

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Conflict, Family, couples, Expectations, FirstYear, Opposites, Relationships

Why We Got The NewlyWed Box

By Caroline Shepard on Feb 14, 2019 10:57:16 AM

We read all the books. We talked to ALL the people in ALL the stages of marriage. We did premarital. We asked the questions, we sat through the classes, we did the whole “preparing for marriage” thing.

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Topics: Newlyweds, Subscription Box, Subscription, Needs, Tips, couples, Fun, FirstYear

7 Unique Ways To Celebrate Valentine's Day

By Caroline Shepard on Feb 5, 2019 11:17:08 AM

On any given Valentine’s Day, you’re guaranteed to find me and my fiancé at either one of our apartments: Neither one of us will have roses, stuffed animals, or heart-shaped boxes of chocolates, and both of us will be unprepared for a fancy dinner out.

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Subscription Box, Subscription, Holidays, couples, Fun, Relationships

Help! We fight about money ALL THE TIME.

By Reggie Madison on Jan 28, 2019 12:13:39 PM

“Money, money, money. That’s all we seem to argue about.”

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Finance, Money, Communication, Conflict, Tips, couples, Challenges, values, Relationships

What To Do When You And Your Spouse Are Really Opposites

By John Daum on Jan 28, 2019 11:47:56 AM

Opposites attract. They really do! Then you get married and often opposites repel.

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Conflict, couples, Challenges, Expectations, FirstYear, Opposites

Our Honeymoon Sucked...

By Reggie Madison on Jan 28, 2019 11:43:49 AM

For many, the first week on the job is full of uncertainties, adjustments and even mistakes. Joining a new sports team or a band is certain to start off with some failed expectations, missed notes and assignments, too. I’ve worked at companies where the first week was awful, but my time there ended up being fulfilling, successful and beneficial for everyone involved. The first week of anything new can be hard!

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Conflict, Tips, couples, Challenges, Expectations, FirstYear, honeymoon

The 4 Communication Killers

By The NewlyWed Box Team on Jan 10, 2019 1:45:08 PM

According to Dr. John Gottman, the "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" are hostile forms of communication that put couples at high risk for divorce when these patterns take up permanent residence in the relationship.

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Communication, Conflict, couples, Challenges, Expectations

3 Secrets to Prevent Cheating

By The NewlyWed Box Team on Jan 10, 2019 12:29:48 PM

Extramarital affairs have rocked many marriages, and unfortunately, you might think that cheating is inevitable in marriage. According to psychiatrist and author Dr. Scott Haltzman, however, that is just not true.

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Communication, Needs, Tips, sex, couples, Expectations

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