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Living Single (Part 2): Understanding Arguments

I drive a 13-year-old Ford F150. It was my father’s truck before he passed away.  I have always planned to drive the wheels off the truck then put them back on and drive it some more. This was recently put to the test. Several weeks ago, I was driving during rush hour on one of the busiest roads in the area. All of a sudden my truck stopped in the middle of traffic. This little incident caused quite a significant traffic backup. People were honking, giving me certain hand... Read More
Posted by Freddie Albaugh at Friday, September 30, 2016
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Living Single (Part 1)

Kristen and I were married for 3 years when we moved to Florida so I could go back to school. Kristen was our sugar mama, working as a middle school teacher and I supplemented our income with part-time work. We loved life. We started to expand our family while there, having the first of our four children. From the outside, our lives seemed to be on the right track. However, our reality was quite different. We were struggling.  We were both surprised at how frustrated we were with one... Read More
Posted by Freddie Albaugh at Friday, September 16, 2016
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One More Thing Your Family Needs To Add To Its Schedule

Sometimes I feel like Cinderella. Before you revoke my man card, hear me out.  Cinderella was held captive by the unrealistic and relentless demands of her evil stepsisters. She was constantly going from here to there trying to meet the needs and expectations of others. It was exhausting, discouraging, and could have even been debilitating.  If I were Cinderella, my "stepsisters" would be all the “important” things on my calendar. Those... Read More
Posted by Freddie Albaugh at Friday, September 2, 2016
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