What Is a Marriage Friendly Therapist?

If you needed open-heart surgery, how would you pick a surgeon? Would you go to just anyone on your list of insurance providers? I doubt it. When your life is on the line, most people research which doctors are experts, which ones performed the most heart surgeries and which […]

Should We Marry or Just Live Together?

When I grew up, living together wasn’t a legitimate option. Even if you were planning to get married, it was somewhat taboo. Women were warned, “If you live together he’ll never marry you.”

Bob and I did live together before marriage. We were ahead of the curve. When we met […]

Is It Time to Get Rid of Marriage?

I’m still not over Jennifer and Brad, and Mariah and Nick; but now, Ben and Jen? I really thought, or was hoping, their marriage would last. Every day we read about marriages breaking up. It’s very discouraging.

I was under the impression that divorce was decreasing in the U.S.; recently […]

Why Marriage Matters to Same-Sex Couples

“What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life–to strengthen each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in all pain, to be one with each other in silent unspeakable […]

Are You Living an Ethical Marriage?

The meaning of good and bad, of better and worse, is simply helping or hurting.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Bob and I recently had the pleasure of meeting Bruce Weinstein, Ph.D., a professional ethicist and author of 8 books, including Ethical Intelligence. He has been featured on CNBC, the TODAY show, […]