My Five Husbands

I have been married to at least 5 different men, and loved each one more than the last. Now, before you compare me to Elizabeth Taylor…let me just clarify…I have only been married once, but he has evolved, as have I, over the course of 36 years. Idealistic seminarian The first man was the idealistic […]

The Secret to Your Man’s Heart

We sat across from each other at our favorite lunch spot, happy to have a little face time, just the two of us. Three kids with multiple schedules and each of us running our own businesses left little time for uninterrupted conversation in those days. I thought it was just any old lunch, but this day proved […]

For the newlyweds (What I wish we’d known then)

There’s something wistful about seeing newly weds. Their relationship is fresh and new–their whole future is before them.  I wouldn’t go back to those days, but I do wish we had known some things that we learned the hard way. It’s hard to give advice to engaged or newly married couples, because they are convinced […]

The State of Your Union

12 practical ideas for improving your marriage

Continuing on the theme of resolutions/goals, (click here for the post) I have a question for those of you that are married.  How would you rate the “state of your Union” on a scale of 1-10, with 10 being “couldn’t be any better”? I recently asked my guy of 36 years, and there was a long pause. […]