Monthly Archives: May 2012

Emotional Equilibrium

You know how we love to breakdown stereotypes here, especially gender stereotypes, so we were thrilled when Hollie sent in this post. It’s about having differing view points to your husband, and working on coming to a compromise and seeing things from his point of view. It’s about challenging your norms, and stepping outside of [...]

Categories: Family, Friends and Relationships, Marriage
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AOW A-Z of Getting Married

AOW started as a wedding blog, and it was really important to all three of us that, when we relaunched as Any Other Woman, we still kept posting about weddings, and creating a sane space for people planning their weddings to come to. So when Laura mentioned in the comments to her post on facing [...]

Categories: Engagement, Life Experience, Wedding Planning
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Ask AOW: If you love them, do you let them go?

Readers, today, we need you. Laura wrote to us asking if she could ask for some advice from you wise lot,…and of course we’ve made a bit of a name for ourselves what with calling on our readers in emergencies, and of course Ask Anna and Ant. Laura wrote previously about the fear she feels [...]

Categories: Ask Anna, Ant and AOW, Family, Friends and Relationships
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Moving In

Welcome to your Tuesday afternoon post, readers, with me at the helm.  I, who now resides in a different postcode and in an address Rach M  told me was “straight out of a storybook”. Mr K and I moved in to our new home last week.  It’s testament to how beautiful the house is that I have sailed [...]

Categories: Life Experience
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The Friends That Made Me Me – Carly

This is bordering on one of my favourite Friends That Made Me Me of all time.  Fantastic, evocative writing aside, it’s a true celebration of the sheer diversity of female friendships and what we give each other.  How different friends can fulfil such different roles.  It’s a magical thing, isn’t it?  This is perfect Tuesday morning [...]

Categories: Friend That Made Me Me
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Behind Closed Doors: Benefits?

At Any Other Woman, you can talk about anything. Anything you want at all. Any subject, any time. We are proud to be able to provide that platform for you, it makes our hearts sing. But we do understand that sometimes there are topics that are too sensitive, too divisive, simply too hard to write about [...]

Categories: Behind Closed Doors, Family, Friends and Relationships, Money and Career
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Weekend Wonderings

I first read Carol Ann Duffy’s Rapture for book club.  I never studied English Literature, so poetry has often passed me by.  It is a poem that reminds me what it is like to fall in love. Happy weekend, readers. You, by Carol Ann Duffy Uninvited, the thought of you stayed too late in my head, so I [...]

Categories: Weekend Wonderings, Written By Anna
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Any Other Photo {Stuart and Zoe}

I am eternally grateful to Anna  (she of Skin and Blister fame) and her powers of Twitter-persuasion, because without it, Stuart would never have sent this Any Other Photo in.  Readers?  I’m not going to ruin it with some long-winded intro.  Suffice to say, I received it, and was a wreck.  Look at the love!  [...]

Categories: Any Other Photo
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Dear Readers

Nearly two years ago now I started this tiny little blog about my wedding. Some of you read it. Then not long after that, Aisling emailed me, and then sent me a guest post, and you loved it, so Aisling jumped on board this crazy train. We wrote. Not as regularly as we should have, [...]

Categories: Behind the Scenes at AOW, Health
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The Books That Made Me Me – Mahj

*Make sure you come back this afternoon readers. We have a long awaited post from Team AOW, and you are not going to want to miss it* Ha!  I can hear all you book nerds cackling with glee.  Even I’m rubbing my hands together.  Oh my, are you in for a treat this fine Thursday [...]

Categories: Books, Books That Made Me Me
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