Marriage

Ask Me: How can I know if he’s the one? And are we too young to get married?

Dear Bronwyn, My boyfriend and I are both 20, and have been dating for 4 years. We have been talking about getting married for a few months and I’m getting scared. I’m scared that he’s not the one for me because I don’t have that gut feeling and part of me is saying run away and …

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Building My Marriage One IKEA Bookcase at a Time

Maybe this sounds weird, but I find assembling IKEA furniture to be a profound marriage-building activity. Actually, I know it sounds weird. I know couples who bond on marriage retreats, or through deep-and-meaningful conversations, or share hiking, or photography, or puppy/pony/ferret-taming. To each their own, n’est ce pas? For us, two things stand out as significantly maritally-enriching activities: …

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Help: We’re Married and Heading in Different Spiritual Directions

Dear Bronwyn, My Husband is increasingly drawn to Orthodox Christianity, and I don’t know what to do… A shared faith was central when we married a few years ago, but it has since become a struggle and source of conflict. My husband and I met and married in a college group at a Protestant Church. He became …

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