When I got engaged, my husband and I thought alike about so many things that I foolishly thought we would have a perpetual conflict-free mind meld. That lasted for about a month until I dragged him to a fabric store, trying to get his opinion on material for curtains I was going to sew for […]Read More Marriage is a Two-Part Targetvention: A Short Play in 4 Acts
Last year, my husband and I took our youngest children to the local amusement park for a “Frightmares,” event. The fun zone was transformed into a Halloween fiesta, complete with spook alleys and wandering zombies mildly harassing the visitors. At one point, we were standing in a loooong noisy line for the chance to wander aimlessly in […]Read More Escaping a Zombie Marriage Apocalypse
I keep a toy Gumby on hand. Not only does it provide me with a zany sense of childhood nostalgia, but as a marriage therapist, I use it as an object lesson sometimes if I’m teaching a marriage class to university students. I purchased one particular Gumby a few years ago (on purpose—thank you, Ebay), because […]Read More What does an Amorphous, Seemingly Androgynous Little Green Ball of Clay Have to do with my Marriage?