Bouncing Around Relationship Steps

Where are you in the cycle of relationship stages?  If you are anything like we are, the lines get merged and you can end up bouncing around to a stage out of order… sometimes skipping ahead and other times falling behind in the progression. Realizing that there are reasons for these stages was kind of…

Maintenance; It’s All About Maintenance

If we were to give any word of advice or an honest reflection on how to save a marriage it would have to be the need for maintenance.  It is all about maintenance. If you own anything with an engine or moving parts, you are smart to have a maintenance plan.  If you have a…

“Us” on the Back Cover

Our story is similar to so many others…. but, to us, it is special. We went to high school together and had numerous mutual friends, however, we didn’t really meet until our mid 20s.  After a whirlwind year of dating and meeting family and friends, we married in a large Catholic wedding. All the proper…

“I Do, Something New, Something Blue”

Everyone wants their wedding day to rank as one of the best days of their lives.  The memories are clear even though the day occured over 25 years ago. The pain they bring now is more heartache as I realize that the vows we exchanged have been unravelled in a courtroom and in our hearts….