Family, Relationships

Love Illuminated

Daniel Jones, the editor of the New York Times' Modern Love column has read about 50,000 essays on love, and written a book  called Love Illuminated -- Exploring Life's Most Mystifying Subject about what he's learned. When Jones talked to Katie Couric about the book, she said she thinks if you want to find someone, you… Continue reading Love Illuminated

Family, Relationships

How Do I Love Thee?

Let me start by confessing that I am not the most romantic woman in the world. When Sara was a little girl, she called me “pathetic” because I couldn’t think of anything romantic to give Doug for Valentines. I guess she thought my red toolbox didn't cut it. I am a practical gift giver. I… Continue reading How Do I Love Thee?

Family, Relationships

Judger vs. Perceiver

When Doug and I were dating he was doing a lot of professional work involving the Myers Briggs personality type test -- a test that determines your personality preferences.

Family

Match.com — Finding What You Weren’t Even Looking For

Today, one of my friends told me she decided to try match.com After a recent divorce, she wanted companionship. More than that though, after growing up with an unkind dad and then marrying an emotionally distant man, she wanted to find out if there are nice guys in the world. She was worried that I… Continue reading Match.com — Finding What You Weren’t Even Looking For