Why Marriage Can Be Better the Second Time Around

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I wrote this piece almost five years ago, just before I said "I do" for the second time. It has definitely been one of the better decisions I have ever made.     I am as familiar with the statistics as anyone — two-thirds of second marriages are expected to end in divorce. There are … Continue reading Why Marriage Can Be Better the Second Time Around

4 Lessons From 4 Years of (Re) Marriage

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The Five Most Important Characteristics For a Successful Marriage (or Remarriage)

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When it comes to looking for a partner, we are not all looking for the same things. Some gravitate towards outward beauty while others are more concerned with what is inside. Some prefer creative types and some fall for the pragmatic. One person's tall drink of water is another person's cold shower. And that's okay. Yet … Continue reading The Five Most Important Characteristics For a Successful Marriage (or Remarriage)

Learning From My Mistakes: How My Second Husband is Different Than My First

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Whenever I work with a client who is starting to think about dating again after divorce, I advise them to first make a list of the traits/characteristics they are looking for in their next partner. Their initial results are usually so similar it's comical - "I want someone totally different from my ex. I want … Continue reading Learning From My Mistakes: How My Second Husband is Different Than My First

7 Revealing Truths About People Who Cannot Be Alone

I hear quite frequently from people wondering how and why their exes enter into new relationships so quickly, as though one foot must always be grounded in a partnership. They question if the displayed and professed love is real or if it is merely a show. They are curious how their former love seemed to … Continue reading 7 Revealing Truths About People Who Cannot Be Alone