5 wrong reasons to stay in a relationship

We are, most of us, creatures of comfort. Novelty has its time and place, but first and foremost we tend to crave some measure of stability, some predictability in our lives. For some of us, we find that in a familiar embrace, a familiar hand to hold onto. For better or for worse…

Complacency, an old friend in my marriage

A year ago, I carried a heart of wistfulness, watching two other people resign the rest of their lives to each other. Last week, with a wedding band snug on my ring finger, and my husband on the other arm, I sat through a wedding with very different emotions…