It would be easy to let these kids swallow us whole if we let our guard down for half a second. They are young and needy right now, and it would be easy to save everything marriage-related for after bedtime. It would be easy to let them destroy Us on some days.
I am still in love with the person I married back in 1984. A person who today is a she. I have witnessed true joy in the person I've grown a life with -- a person whose blue eyes shine because she feels right in her own skin.
Last month I had a mild midlife crisis after dancing in a gay club with attractive, sweaty young men who humored me. I came home a bit disgruntled by the sexual stasis in my long-term marriage with the most interesting (and loving) husband in the world.
Some of you have been around the block enough times to know where to avoid the mud and dog poop or when to stop and smell the roses. Others, however, refuse to try a better path so they continue to trip over the same obstacles.
Political and religious leaders opposed to marriage equality have been ramping up the intensity of their rhetoric in the weeks leading up to the Supreme Court's imminent decision on the constitutionality of state laws banning same-sex couples from getting legally married.
Well, given the general tone of your letter, it sounds like you're certainly still suffering from anxiety. No shame in that. In fact, over 18% of Americans suffer from an anxiety disorder. Why not go back on your meds?
Marriage equality is flourishing across the United States, yielding more same-sex weddings than ever before. But unlike "traditional" straight couples, same-sex couples have no templates or roadmaps to fall back on when planning their nuptials.
I sat in on a writer's group last night in Brentwood, Tennessee and was delighted to make the acquaintance of one wiry 83-year-old, retired educator who had a treasure of stories to share. One in particular caught my eye, so much so, that after receiving his permission, I'd like to share it with you.
It would be great if couples problems were solved simply by prioritizing each other but it doesn't work that way for most people.
My wife and I are hitting that age where everyone around us seems to be experiencing some version of a midlife crisis. A few marriages have ended, some are floundering, and others are just drifting along in a coma-like stasis of school runs and Facebook statuses.
Lots of healthy and passionate women in lengthy intimate relationships are not having sex. I'm not talking about partners in sexual standoffs because of their disconnected relationships. This is a love story -- and growing trend -- about connected couples that just cuddle and kiss.
It happened to a good friend of mine. She called me up one night very upset. She and her husband had been polyamorous for over 10 years and she found out that he was "cheating" on her. This brings up a really good question. Is it possible to cheat on your partner in a polyamorous or open relationship?
As a single parent raising three boys, I often felt outnumbered, outsmarted and outrun. I had two rules I didn't bend on, though. Don't go in my pur...
I was born into an amazing family who has been a source of learning and support for me through all of my decisions and life experiences. What lessons taught to me both by family and by life, would I pass down to my future children?
You are not the unflappable, always composed man that I met, that I thought you were. You are not the father I thought you'd be. You are so much more.
I've dipped my big toe into this risky topic pool once before, and am now ready to take the full plunge. Here are five coping mechanisms I've developed, which I'm still laboriously practicing and pledging in writing to continue to rehearse