Still Dating

I remember a story from a number of years ago, that a friend related regarding his parents.  He said that when he was growing up, his “normal” was different from that of many of his school friends.  He related that his parents kissed in the kitchen every morning, his dad brought his mom flowers once…

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What?

As a child, I used to hear my parents speak a language that kept us kids from understanding them.  It worked pretty well until we got a little older and could figure it out.  You see, it wasn’t a real language but a made up one called “Double Talk.”  As an adult, I can’t begin…

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The Gift

I read a quote years ago which said, “Usually the husband regards himself as the head of the household, and the pedestrian has the right of way.  And, usually, both of them are safe until they try to prove it.”  This statement made me chuckle but it also reminded me of how often we get…

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Which is Most Important?

I recently had a discussion in my university Marriage and Family class regarding finances, which is often seen as a major source of marital conflict.  The discussion centered around debt and financial priorities.  It was interesting to hear what various students would go into debt for.  The list ranged from houses and cars to televisions…

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