5 Easy Ways To Dig Your Way Out Of A Relationship Rut
relationship gets boring. No matter how
madly in love you are, one day it will happen.
In my interviews with long-married couples to write Everlasting Matrimony and
through my own nearly-23 years of marriage, I’ve learned there are guaranteed ways
to dig your way out of a relationship rut. Most people, myself included, want easy and
fast solutions. Here are...
Midlife Marriage -- Love It Or Leave It?
Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones’s new movie "Hope Springs" is about a couple trying to spice up their marriage and reconnect after 31 years of marriage. When I interviewed couples married 50-plus years for my Everlasting Matrimony book, Helen Tipton, married to Ross on September 25, 1937, advised “Be sure you choose someone you not only love but also will like after the first bloom has...
New Olympic Sport, Synchronized Sex
Olympic buzz is building as we countdown to July 27, the day of opening ceremonies in London. Visions of watching synchronized swimming creep out of my memory. I always think that TV broadcasters covering this competition have to restrain themselves from giggling. The sport is frequently the butte of jokes by late-night comedians.
Often, people confide their relationship and marriage...
Somebody Made The Fish Smell and It Sure Wasn't Me
“I’m right,” he said.
“No, I’m right,” I said.
About a week ago I bought some fresh salmon at Costco. We have an extra refrigerator-freezer in our garage. When I got home, I put the salmon in that refrigerator until I could get to it to cut it into slices and freeze it; salmon comes in a long slab. I’m the only one in my household who eats salmon, so that’s why I...
Can Your Marriage Pass the 50-Year Mark?
What's the best way to achieve everlasting matrimony? Why waste your money on counselors and therapists when you can get advice from a host of couples all married more than 50 years themselves!
The 4 Reasons Tom Cruise & Katie Holmes Are Getting Divorced
The media is acting bewildered by “What went wrong?” in the five-year marriage of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes. I know the answers. Although I’ve never met Tom or Katie, like millions around the globe I've been subjected to ridiculous amounts of media hype about this couple. Also, I've interviewed hundreds of couples married over 50 years, 75 whom are featured in Everlasting Matrimony:...
You can’t judge a book by its cover, but sometimes you can’t get past the cover.
There they were. Two plump canteloupes staring at me. And I was at the bank! When the teller moved her position, gravity was clearly conflicted. Swaaaaaaaay to the right. Swaaaaaaaay to the left. Swaaaaaay……wait, wait, we gotta do this together. I heard a voice from above them ask me a few...
The Safe Affair
It’s epidemic! Spreading in bedrooms, board rooms, and hotel rooms across the universe. Seductive. Delectable. Delirious. With curves and cuddles in all the right places.
eHarmony and Match.com, you’ve got serious competition.
“I barely have time for my wife anymore,” men are whispering.
“It’s perfect because he does what I want when I want it,” women are...
Bingo, Bongo, Bonzo
National Pet Week is May 6-12, a little over a week away. Mark your calendar and celebrate!
“I hate being stuck inside this gate all day, every day. A dog’s gotta do what a dog’s gotta do. I want to find myself a new master. Let me figure out how to break out. Success! Aaaaaaaaah, the air. So much sniffing to do. So many fire hydrants to….. I’m going to run around the...
Which One Of These Was Not On The "Today" Show?
Which one of these tantalizing news stories was not on NBC's morning Today show?
A) Cheerleader Sex Scandal: Former teacher, now a cheerleader for an NFL team, faces charges of having sex with former students. B) Octomom Files For Public Assistance: Nadya Suleman, mother of 14 kids, 8 born from the same pregnancy (she had 6 kids already) is broke. C) Woman Celebrates 90th Birthday With...