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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

The First Year of Marriage

By The NewlyWed Box Team on Dec 20, 2018 9:10:58 AM

Scene 1: The Big Day

The day has finally arrived. You walk down the aisle taking in all of the people who have come to witness this momentous occasion. You and your fiancé enthusiastically say “I do!” There is a great celebration and finally you leave. Now, the two of you begin your journey of happily ever after.

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

Sex: From Sparklers to Fireworks in the Bedroom

By The NewlyWed Box Team on Dec 20, 2018 9:10:04 AM

Let's talk about sex. According to marriage experts, there are probably more fireworks going on outside the bedroom than inside. Shocker, we know.

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Subscription Box, Communication, Needs, Tips, sex, couples, Fun

Couples Who Play Together

By The NewlyWed Box Team on Dec 20, 2018 9:09:44 AM

When was the last time you and your mate played together? Seriously... can you remember the last time you did something crazy fun together?

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Play, couples, Fun

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