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.
Signs You Might be a Golf Widow
10 signs you have become a golf widow.
How to Love a Golfer
Four strategies for building a better life your golf-obsessed man.