When the flowers are reverently placed on the graves tomorrow, there will be many indebted to a tall, dark-haired frontiersman-soldier-statesman, General John Alexander Logan. Through his efforts, encouraged by his loyal wife, Memorial Day was founded.
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So you're going to be married soon, and go with your husband to a new town? It's rather exciting to think that you have a chance to be whatever you would like to be. You can reinvent yourself!
There were many lonely, unhappy wives in every era. From 1914: 'Society, with the entire approval and cooperation of woman, has long protected man in his sins by a cover of silence, that it is considered hardly polite to speak of such a disagreeable incident as wife-beating.'
Some women consider that the main duty of a husband is to save his wife from thinking. Some men encourage this idea.
Many an otherwise splendid wife has handicapped the success of a husband simply because she could not be bored with his business acquaintances, and wouldn't host them for dinner at home.
Love is -- well, just love -- to a man. But love to a woman means keeping one man in the background of her mind all of the time. Does your husband know how to love you?