The Last Golf Gift You’ll Ever Have to Buy Him
You’re miffed. You’re cheesed. You’re ticked off and fuming. When you’ve had it with golf and your golf-obsessed husband, the last thing you want to do is buy him a golf gift. That’s like feeding the bear. That means you steer clear of buying him golf gifts. In fact, the last time you shopped for golf gifts, you swore it would the last time you shopped for golf gifts. Me, too. Why golf widows still buy golf gifts If you’re like most of us golf widows, you find yourself in a conundrum when it comes to gift-giving occasions. On one hand, you don’t want to make golf easier, better, and…
Why You Should Turn Your Golf Orphans into Golf Fans
If you’re a golf widow with kids, then you probably feel like you’ve got some golf orphans on your hands. What you may not realize is that the sport your husband has chosen to obsess over is the best thing that could ever happen to your kids. I’ve narrowed down my top five reasons you should encourage your kids to pick up the game of golf. But why golf? The golf industry LOVES kids! Here’s the upside for you and your golf orphans: 1. Relationship Building Whether Johnny goes out with Dad alone, or the whole family hits the links, the time together on the course is priceless. Don’t your…
How the Rules of Golf Apply to Marriage
If you’re a man who golfs and can’t understand why your wife gives you grief about it, it may be because you’re not playing by the rules. It might help if you think of your relationship like a round of golf—after all, many of the same rules apply. 1. Honesty is everything. There’s an honor system in golf, and your word is your bond. You never move your ball, shave your score, or remove an impediment. Even people who aren’t completely truthful in other aspects of their lives are typically honest on the course. There’s no place for lying or cheating in either golf or marriage. 2. Manners matter. In…
When Husbands Obsess Over Their Hobbies
The Golf Widow Club embraces more than wives with husbands who golf. It is a sisterhood of women whose husbands spend countless hours, unimaginable brainpower, and a surprising amount of energy on their hobbies, toys, and games. Now, there’s nothing wrong with unwinding a bit by playing a mindless video game or meeting the guys for a pick up game at the Y. But when a healthy diversion takes an ugly turn toward obsession, when his favorite activity consumes him body, mind, and soul, it’s time to talk. Here are just a few of the Golf Widow Club’s affiliate members: The Gaming Widow This poor gal competes with her husband’s…
What Kind of Golf Widow Are You?
A golf widow is a woman tethered to a man obsessed with golf, a man who is on the course more hours per day than in his home or office; a man who has, in essence, widowed his wife while living on the links. In their wake, these men leave behind swath of weepy women that fall into five categories.
How to Golf and Have a Happy Marriage
Follow these four steps to save your marriage. A few insights from one golf-obsessed man to all the other poor saps out there trying to figure it out.
Signs You Might be a Golf Widow
10 signs you have become a golf widow.
How to Become a Guilt-Free Golfer
A veteran golfer shares insight about how to have a happy wife and a happy life...and still golf.
How to Love a Golfer
Four strategies for building a better life your golf-obsessed man.