Category: staying in love

  • Excerpt from A Laughing Matter of Pain (Chapter 25)

      “Can you believe it? We’re married.” Her eyes dance in the low light from the bedside lamp. I lean in and kiss her. “I’m the luckiest guy alive.” The smile falters on her lips. Her eyes go glassy. A tear slips past, trailing down her left cheek. “What’s wrong, doll?” I cup that cheek […]

  • Review of The Other Half of Me by Jennifer Sivec

    Summary: Maggie and Sam’s love was forever, until it wasn’t. Is it ever too late to go back home? Maggie Whitaker had always dreamed about the same boy even though she’d never met him. A loner, with an overly critical mother and a head full of self-doubt, she has spent most of her life isolated. […]

  • Staying in Love Long-term

    I have been married for thirteen and a half years.  That may not seem like long to someone who’s been married many more years, but it’s not uncommon for someone to tell me that I’ve already stayed married longer than a lot of couples.  Reaching the ten year mark is quite the accomplishment, I guess! […]