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Love is a Choice….Not a Feeling

My husband and I separated in the fall of 1988, divorced in 1989…and then remarried each other in August of 1990.    This was not then…nor is it now a normal cycle of events and in fact, when I tried to find … Continue reading

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A Healthy Relationship Requires Two “Whole” Persons

According to www.marriagestatistics.com, 50% of first marriages, 60-67% of second marriages and 70-73% of third marriages in the United States end in divorce.Those statistics were scary to me in 1989.  My husband Mike and I had just completed a long … Continue reading

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The Three Stages of Every Relationship

I tried to kill my husband in 1988—well, not really, but if you listen to his side of the story, that’s what he’ll tell you.  What really happened was that Mike stood with his hands on the hood of my car … Continue reading

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