Relationship Posts

A variety of articles I've come across that have significant value - in my opinion - when it comes to deciphering relationships.

12/28
Probably one of the best articles I've seen about challenges in a marriage. The Nine Most Overlooked Threats to a Marriage. Truly gets to the heart of the matter about connection, kids, change, etc.

11/11
Great article on two of the most basic and fundamental qualities to making a long-term relationship work and be good one. Science Says Lasting Relationships Come Down to 2 Basic Traits. It definitely gave me pause as to how my husband and I relate, how far we've come, and what work we have left to do.

10/22/14
I so appreciate/d this article "Sorry Folks, but Marriage is Work" by Mandy Brasher. So right on. I appreciate her clarity and inclusiveness when it comes to marriage and its realities. Sometimes I, too, wonder if I married the right person, and sometimes I'm just blissfully and seamlessly partnering with my husband.

10/18/14
A great article by Mark Manson called "Fuck Yes or No." He writes, "Think about this for a moment: Why would you ever choose to be with someone who is not excited to be with you?"  The article continues from there. Very provocative and timely.

How Do You Prepare for the Last 15 Minutes of Your Life?

The Cave of Refuge where Hawaiians sought shelter was miles away. Did I want my last minutes of life to be spent in a rental car? Original...