Several years ago my now ex-husband, then boyfriend, told me that his prayer for me was that I would know how beautiful I was. These words penetrated ...
That's just it, right? Whether one of us needs a tag out, a double team or just a kiss and hug of reassurance, we're in this together. It is the backbone of our family's journey. With it, there is less fear, great lessons in challenge, more joy and love.
One day when we're old, I will show you all the scraps of paper of letters started, but never finished. But I've let go of needing to say it perfect... because I intend to keep writing you love letters imperfectly, until I'm no longer able to write.
A young priest named Valentine held the firm conviction that marriage should not be denied by the state. He began to secretly and illegally perform marriage ceremonies. More and more Roman soldiers sought him out.
by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger When Lynne Cox was a little girl on her swim team in New Hampshire, she never wanted to get out ...
I feel her sigh as she lays against me. Her body now almost as long as mine, laying now like she did so often as an infant, her head against my breast, her long curls masking her face. This first daughter of mine, I would do anything for -- this is real, this is us, this is love.
A good friend of mine called me a few days after our wedding at the 56th Annual Grammys to congratulate me. She is heterosexual, married, and th...
Night owls burning the midnight oil and morning larks cheerfully rising at the crack of dawn are generally more likely to flock together, but that doesn't mean those from opposite sides of the circadian spectrum cannot successfully share the same nest.
On the one hand, I thought, how sad to buy flowers, champagne, and nice food and look forward to an evening spent with me, myself, and I. But, on the other, what could be better? No, expectations, no disappointments, just me, myself, and I. And all three of us like it that way.
There is a gratitude that comes, no matter how inconvenient the circumstances, when the universe breaks from its routine and lets us taste the ghost of being 7.
It is the path that insists that we awaken not only to our deepest desires and our deepest truths, but that we engage others in that same challenge: the pursuit of the fulfillment of what truly matters to us and the fulfillment of who we are as human beings.
I didn't want him to go, missing him and needing his presence here -- with me, with our babies -- trumped everything else. But this time things were different; we're different, and so is our marriage.
Media -- and now social media -- tends to make marriage look glossy and perfect, causing single women to think they're somehow missing out on the best thing in their lives because they haven't strolled down the aisle yet. Nothing could be further from the truth.
The ACLU has sued the state of New York over the issue of digital marriage rights, saying the decision to refuse benefits to a man trying to marry his homebuilt "comput-her" is a violation of his rights as a citizen.
Unable to protest, soldiers and their sweethearts sought help from a benevolent priest with miraculous healing powers named Valentine. Legend has it that the cleric secretly marry those couples.
Yes, all parents work very hard. But when we get stuck in the stories in our heads about how much work we do, we can't see how much our spouse is contributing.