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Alarm bells ring … Are you listening?

Every so often, something occurs that causes married couples to question everything. It happened to me, just last week. One… Continue reading »

True romance is a gas

Ten years ago, when my family was stationed in Virginia, a boring weeknight in the suburbs inspired me to write… Continue reading »

The Elephant in the Bedroom

We’ve all seen those awkward commercials. Unrealistically tall, thin, good-looking actors holding hands in outdoor bathtubs and canoodling in public…. Continue reading »

Snow Plows and Wedding Vows

After 23 years of marriage, I know relationships are tested. Power struggles surface during unexpected moments, when complex facets of… Continue reading »

When Mom leaves home

Ah… alone at last with a latte in the airport and plenty of time for people-watching before my flight. That… Continue reading »

5 Simple Steps to Romantic Spontaneity!

This Valentine’s Day, I’ll be up at o-dark-thirty to drive my husband to the airport for another overseas military work… Continue reading »

When the power goes out

“Do you think you bought enough?” I asked sarcastically, as my husband dropped multiple Stop & Shop bags on the… Continue reading »

Tortured Tenderness

I really don’t mean to be a bummer, but I just googled Saint Valentine and learned that, not only was… Continue reading »

Bowl Day: A Play by Play

Football-shaped bowl of nuts is on the coffee table. Starter log is sputtering in the fireplace. Dog has been walked…. Continue reading »

The Geobachelor’s Wife

After nearly 20 years of marriage, my husband and I decided to separate. No, he wasn’t having a midlife crisis,… Continue reading »

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