Moms on Marriage
by Karen Loritts, Sabrina Beasley, and Tracey Eyster Sweet love My husband and I recently celebrated 38 years of marriage. I still remember the day we met as though it was yesterday. We were introduced after our college spring concert. He was strong and handsome. In fact, he was just too good looking and […]
Moms on Marriage
Sweet Love My husband and I recently celebrated 38 years of marriage. I still remember the day we met as though it was yesterday. We were introduced after our college spring concert. He was strong and handsome. In fact, he was just too good looking and manly to be real! It would take us another […]
Reader Responses Is Marriage a Dying Institu...
Editor’s Note: In the Marriage Memo of May 16, 2011, Dave Boehi wrote on “Is Marriage a ‘Dying Institution’?” Readers were invited to respond, and included here are some of the responses we received. Click here to read additional responses. 101. In my humble opinion, marriage is not a dying institution. We humans are more comfortable […]
Keys to a Great Marriage East or West
I’m starting to see more and more media reports exploring the benefits of arranged marriages vs. the modern Western model of dating to find a “soul mate.” Generally they’re pretty objective about the pros and cons of both. In the typical American marriage, the couple already has a head start on getting to know each […]
Reader Responses What I Wish Id Known Before...
Always put your relationship with the Lord first and foremost! You can’t change your spouse, only God can. Sometimes you will have a tough time with in-laws and understanding them but forgiveness and understanding is key. *** Because it’s not always so obvious, it might bear mentioning: even in the most loving marriage—and obviously in […]
Reader Responses The meaning of in sickness...
Editor’s Note: In the Marriage Memo of January 30, 2012, Dave Boehi asked readers their thoughts about the choices made by a woman featured in Washington Post article titled, The Vow: A family learns the true meaning of “in sickness and in health.” Below are the responses that we received: 1. This story struck a chord with me. I […]
Readers Share How We Got Engaged
In the June 7, 2010 issue of Marriage Memo, Mary Larmoyeux wrote about “Proposal Stories to Remember.” We invited readers to send in their own stories of “How We Got Engaged,” and a number responded. These stories prove again that there are few things more creative than men in love. 1. When we first started dating, […]