How Inline Skates Saved My Unborn Child

How Inline Skates Saved My Unborn Child I love inline skates, I can’t deny it. It wasn’t always like that though. A couple of years back I thought of inline skates or rollerblades that it was only something for kids, and certainly not for a grown man like me. It was in the summer. I and my 7 month pregnant wife and our two sons were on a trip to California. We wanted to have a few days vacation before the baby was born. Because after that, it would take a while before we could go on a trip again. Since it was sunny California, and since my two sons insisted on going rollerblading on the beach, I rented a …

Innocent Spouses – Relief from Taxes

Innocent Spouses – Relief from Taxes Historically, tax issues arising from bad marriages fell into the category of “better or worse” for marriages. The IRS granted no innocent spouse tax relief, but has changed its views. Tax Relief When a marriage has problems, finances are almost always one of the elements that contribute to the strife. This can be particularly true where spouses file a joint tax return, which the both sign as tax payers. If the information provided on the tax return is false or inaccurate, the IRS has historically viewed both spouses as liable for the resulting assessments. If the relevant taxes were not paid, the IRS would also look to both spouses to pay the delinquent amount. …

Marriage Missing Its Spark?

Marriage Missing Its Spark? If the fires of passion in your marriage have been reduced nearly to embers, then you are not alone. One of the most common problems that can damage a marriage is the loss of spark…or spice, or whatever you like to call it. It’s really not so easy to get yourself or your partner “in the mood” once you have become very familiar with each other. Of course, it’s wonderful to be familiar with your spouse because familiarity is the basis of intimacy. But intimacy is not the same as passion, is it? Routine is the culprit. If the proper countermeasures are not deployed against routine’s assault on your relationship, then it will drain all the …

Ancient Roman Marriage

Ancient Roman Marriage We know that ancient Romans got married, but were ancient Roman marriages similar to how we view marriage today? Read on to learn more about this fascinating subject. Ancient Roman marriage was not about love or shared goals at all. In fact, it was more about financial matters and political aspirations than romance. This was especially true for those people who were living at the higher end of the social ladder. Ancient Roman Marriage for the Upper Classes It was the duty of a father to find a suitable husband for his daughter or daughters, starting beginning when were between the ages of 12 and 14 years. The husband selected would almost always be older than his …