I met her at a social media meet-up and we clicked immediately. Her husband was also there -- across the room from us, hanging out with some cronies. They made frequent eye contact with each other. He winked. She smiled back. Their overt appeal apparent, I was captivated by their chemistry.
Last month I had a mild midlife crisis after dancing in a gay club with attractive, sweaty young men who humored me. I came home a bit disgruntled by the sexual stasis in my long-term marriage with the most interesting (and loving) husband in the world.
"Yes, we've had to make sacrifices, but they were very small compared to the joy of being together and all the wonderful
Freedom and independence in my marriage started with me not taking my husband's last name and has continued to be important to me. When I got married 29 years ago, I was insistent on the wedding vow passage where it states that when we join in marriage we still remain as two separate individuals.
Assessing the situation and knowing the strong bond between the pair, their family stepped in. “I told my sister on the phone
"The toughest thing about making movies is being apart from your family. One of the things I try my best to do is call my
An Oklahoma couple married for over 63 years shared a bond so strong they died on the same day, unbeknownst to each other. Back in 1951, Bob and Barbara Pettis were married, vowing “til death do us part.” On June 30, they both departed together. According to The Oklahoman, 82-year-old Barbara died in a nursing home after battling a number of health problems, and 85-year-old Bob died of pneumonia in a hospital just a few hours later.
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My nest was full for a good 20-plus years. Then one by one, my three girlie birds flew away. It took a while to get used to the empty spaces and absent faces, but I'd say I'm now past the mourning phase and well into appreciating that my husband and I have the place all to ourselves.
No question that a sense of humor is one of the secrets to a long, successful marriage, a better Valentine than flowers or chocolate.
"Knowing when to be lighthearted is an art form … many couples find themselves working so hard on their relationship, that
No matter the amount of time you spent as a couple, you will always feel robbed and cheated out of even more time with your beloved because you were forced to say goodbye. No one is ever ready for that terrible day -- or for that terrible goodbye.
I've been married 18 years, which is a long time, but it's still a small number. Eighteen, big deal. You can't even buy a decent pizza for $18. I like big numbers, so as of today,I have been married for 6,590 days. Thousands of days into marriage, this is what I've learned.