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As midnight passed on New Year’s Eve and 2010 began, I looked at my husband sitting beside me, thought about our two children sleeping upstairs and realised that we’d been married for the best part of a decade, and that we’re still speaking to each other.
As I am English and he is Macedonian I felt that this achievement was perhaps even greater than usual, having had cultural barriers to cross and linguistic misunderstandings to clear up, not to mention having only one grandparent, my father, in England where we live, to help with that elusive pot of gold, free childcare.
5 ½ ] Military service This is obviously not relevant to younger generations, but I think Military service had a profound effect on my husband. It is also to blame for his obsession with folding things neatly [like sheets] which is a bit annoying.
However I think it gave him strength and independence at a young age.
I woke my husband up and he moved towards the window like a rabid dog.
The very sight of him made them run for their lives as he let out a deep menacing laugh as they ran. Then he went back to bed and fell asleep within minutes.
If one of our children’s toys break, my husband tries to fix it.
If a pair of shoes look worn, my husband tries to get them re-heeled. I have to admit that just not buying so much stuff is environmentally, as well as economically, sound.
I am close to my father but my mother died a few years ago after a long illness so I never had a proper adult relationship with her.I have often thought about the advantages and disadvantages of marrying a man from the Balkans as opposed to a man from the UK, and though perhaps my husband is not a typical Balkan man, if there is such a thing, there have certainly been aspects of our marriage that have been shaped by his Macedonian-ness. My husband, horrified by my skimpy jumpers that left an inch of bare skin exposed on my lower back, taught me to tuck my vest into knickers in a way I had abandoned since the age of 8.Here is a guide to the most positive of those influences: 1] You learn to dress warmly and discover the deadly influence of the draught On my first trip to Skopje I was taken by my new husband to the underwear shop. I haven’t quite got used to this practice, but have to concede in really cold climates it is probably a must.This summer we are going on holiday with my husband’s family.It is an ongoing adaptation for me, but a good one.