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Fear of Intimacy/Commitment Phobia by Marriage The Easy Way .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex I've been accused of these syndromes over the years, by therapists and boyfriends, but I wonder -- where does being legitimately annoyed with your partner and not wanting to ... Read on »
Reactions to Anger by Marriage The Easy Way .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex A comment from yesterday's Anger post made me think about my own response to conflict. Here's the comment: "I distance myself both in physical space and emotionally when I' ... Read on »
Hmmm -- A Word from the Single Gals by Marriage The Easy Way .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Read this: MARRY HIM by Lori Gottlieb (in The Atlantic) "My advice is this: Settle! That’s right. Don’t worry about passion or intense connection. Don’t nix a ... Read on »
Anger by Marriage The Easy Way .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Anger is, for me, one of the scarier qualities marriage. Most of the time I try to avoid feelings of anger, but in marriage, these feelings come up and have to be dealt wit ... Read on »
Marriage is a Bitch...Welcome! by Marriage The Easy Way .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex It's true. We all enter into it knowing that everyone says, "Marriage is hard work!" but thinking that it's going to be so easy for us because our relationship is different ... Read on »
Let Us Now Praise Unusual Friends by Marriage The Easy Way .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex My four year old daughter had her first sleepover on Saturday night. This was a milestone event for her and for me. (Her father was irksomely and inscrutably unphased). I ... Read on »
Tip Me Over and Pour Me Out by Marriage The Easy Way .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Does anyone else with kids and a spouse ever just want to explode/run away/hide/go back to bed/something -- just to get some time to yourself? I don't like feeling ... Read on »
Happy Anniversary to the World's Tallest Man! by Marriage The Easy Way .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex One year ago today, the world's tallest man (who also happens to be a hero to dolphins everywhere) got married. Best wishes! Read on »
At the Sound of the Tone... by Marriage The Easy Way .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex I admit to being hypersensitive to the tone of people's voices. This probably started when I was a kid and I could gauge when my parents would start yelling at each other b ... Read on »
Play Mucca Chucka by Marriage The Easy Way .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex The new game that's sweeping the interwebs -- Mucca Chucka! You are Heather Mills throwing water on Paul McCartney's attorney. Hours of fun. Read on »
The Great and Powerful Tesh by Marriage The Easy Way .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex John Tesh has had a uniquely varied career. Some of us remember when he was the original cohost (with Mary Hart) of Entertainment Tonight . Then he quit that gig to focus ... Read on »
Shazbot! by Marriage The Easy Way .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Robin Williams and his wife of 19 years are divorcing. I read this on Perez Hilton. This is RW's 2nd wife and he met her when she was working as a nanny for him a ... Read on »
I Won't Dance...Don't Ask Me by Marriage The Easy Way .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Recently, I heard an essay read on NPR by a woman who was extolling the virtues of settling in a marriage. At first I thought, Huh? You should never settle! But then, as ... Read on »
When will this old joke stop being funny? by Marriage The Easy Way .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Is this hackneyed joke still relevant? This week's New Yorker magazine thinks so. Have you ever forgotten your anniversary? Has your spouse? Read on »
an interesting quiz by Marriage The Easy Way .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex here's an interesting quiz (used by marriage therapists) that points out areas to work on and areas to feel good about in your marriage: http://s.wsj.net/publi ... Read on »
Love/Hate/Love/Hate/Love by Marriage The Easy Way .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Is it normal to feel like you are really and truly hating your spouse one minute, and then, when they leave for the store, or you go to work, you think, "I can't wait to see ... Read on »
A Model Marriage by Marriage The Easy Way .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Were your parents happily married? Mine were not, yet they never got divorced. I grew up wondering why they continued to stick together. They argued all the time, and it w ... Read on »
The Top Ten Reasons for Divorce by Marriage The Easy Way .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Top Ten Reason for Divorce from a site call YGOY (Check out Reason #9!) 1. Lack of commitment towards marriage, sexual incompatibility and infidelity ... Read on »
Would you be tempted to use this? by Marriage The Easy Way .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Spouses who are not where they are supposed to be could soon be in danger of being “sniffed” out by a mobile phone service that gives suspicious partners an electronic map s ... Read on »
Sometimes You Have to Put Your Foot Down -- Part II by Marriage The Easy Way .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex I really like the comments that were written to my last post. They are just what you want in a comment -- helpful, funny, detailed. I would like to point out, though, that ... Read on »