Welcome to "Ask MISTER CARL." In this new blog series I offer strategies and advice for anyone navigating the marvelous, messy and often screwed-up dilemmas we face in our quests for intimacy, both online and off.
Over time, even the strongest long-term relationships can become routine. By addressing your issues and breaking patterns, you can keep things from souring and reintroduce some passion into your lives.
I turned to my Facebook author page to see how these rules are evolving and was surprised to find a nearly unanimous bias against disclosing any relationship info at all to your "friends" -- especially among those 30 or older.