Archive for the Marriage Category


With this ring…

Though I’m a writer, I had no interest in writing my own wedding vows. It was partially my preference to utter the same words that our parents and grandparents did, following tradition. Another part of me was scared I would be too emotional, and I would be sniffling through the whole thing. Or that, in […]

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Still my favorite

Yesterday, my Facebook memories reminded me of this post, from five years ago as we were approaching our fifth wedding anniversary. I wrote a blog post about it then, but I just came across an article about marriage in the New York Times, where Dan Cole of theĀ Gottman Institute said, “40 years of research on […]

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