Marriage

What love looks like after decision-making

“Perhaps, in an ideal world, every big decision is come to by conversation and consensus, but in my world – that’s generally not how it happens. More often than not, we decide by compromise and concession, and the question is: how gracious are we after the fact with the decisions we were less than 100% gung ho about?”

Your Marriage Might Need Extra Sauce (and other things you didn’t expect)

I’m delighted to share an excerpt from Dorothy Greco’s EXCELLENT new book Making Marriage Beautiful today. I’m so tired of the “30 days/5 ways to being a happier/sexier/better spouse” type of stuff out there. I long for real wisdom that has stood the test of time, and which holds out hope even for hapless folk …

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“How can I cope with my sexual feelings when I’m single and there’s no end to my celibacy in sight?”

Dear Bronwyn, I read your article on sexuality when you’re single  and the importance for me as a guy of developing gendered friendships with both men and women; but I’m not sure what that looks like. What do you mean by “embracing sexuality as a man” while remaining sexually pure in friendships with women? I am 26 …

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Let’s Hear It For Hot, Married, Older-People Sex

Sex. Sex. Sex. It’s everywhere: in song lyrics and on TV and at the forefront of a vast percentage of the adverts and marketing flooding our senses. It’s the bait for selling everything from juice to Jaguars, the goal for dating, the remedy for existential funks, and the climax (forgive me) of most every rom-com storyline. And …

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