The truth about marriage and romance

You came and stood outside my window and proposed that night in 1997.  It was just like the balcony scene in Romeo and Juliet, except I was in my pajamas and you were dressed to the nines. You didn’t tell me you were coming, that ring burning a hole in your pocket. When I heard […]

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How to love your spouse after loss

When my son was in the hospital, my husband and I found every restaurant we liked within walking distance. We ate takeout food out of bags and drank sodas from the hospital refrigerator across the hall. I downed horrible cups of coffee from the hot drink machine and bought lattes from the hospital café. Practical reasons kept us […]

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