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The Loss of Civility in Marriage

I remember a conversation I had with my mother when I was just a little girl. A couple my parents’ age had apparently had a very difficult marriage. Mother’s comment…

The Gift of Forgiveness

I was at a loss as to why a planning meeting about a coming celebration turned sour. As I listened to the angry words from the woman, I thought something…

12 Minutes

The other day I heard that the average married couple spends 12 minutes a day talking to each other. Get out!  Twelve minutes? The average woman spends more time than that fixing…

New Research is on Our Side

A friend sent me an article recently from the New York Times titled, “Your Nest Is Empty? Enjoy Each Other” by Tara Parker-Pope, January 19, 2009. In the article, the…

Romantic Words for Your Valentine

The other day my husband said one of the most romantic things I’d heard in my entire life: “Go lie down or take a bath. I’ll do the dishes.” My…

Like a Beautiful Old Building

Last weekend my husband and I went away to do some planning for the year. As empty nesters it seemed odd to leave our now quiet home to go find…

Marriage Conflicts

The other night we managed to get both kids to bed early. I couldn’t believe it! We would actually have time to watch a video in its entirety. I skipped…

Facebook, at Our Age

Over the last five years as we’ve emptied our nest and transitioned to just the two of us again, Dennis and I have made several promises to each other while…

We’re on the Same Team, Right?

Back in college, an acquaintance asked me why I would take my husband’s name when I got married. I explained that it was like declaring to be on the same…

Sweet Love

My husband and I will soon celebrate 38 years of marriage. I still remember the day we met as though it was yesterday. We were introduced after our college spring…

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