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The Five-Year Marriage® featured on the Tamron Hall Show!

The Tamron Hall Show was a great experience. So glad so many Tamron viewers got their first taste of The Five-Year Marriage® and, based on a Tamron Hall post-show survey and the feedback I got, they like it! […]

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The Five-Year Marriage®: Is Your Partner Dependable?

Looking For Marriage Advice Before The Big Day?  The Five-Year Marriage: Shifting the Marriage Paradigm offers young engaged couples advice on marriage that differs greatly from the ideas of traditional marriage. When you read The Five-Year Marriage: Shifting the Marriage Paradigm, you’ll find how you […]

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Five-Year Marriage® featured on the Growth Marriage Podcast!

I had a great time chatting with Nate Bagley on the Growth Marriage Podcast! We discussed how any why I reinvented the concept of traditional marriage and came up with the Five-Year Marriage®.

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Pre-Marital Tips for Covid Couples

Covid weddings. Scaled-down, outdoors, streaming. They’re a sign of the times. That’s why the recent New York Times headline “Their Focus Was on the Marriage, Not the Wedding” got my attention.

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The Five-Year Marriage®: Will My Partner Always Agree With Me?

Even engaged couples who are certain they want to be together may not be so certain about the traditional approach to marriage. After all, forever is a long time, especially if you’re engaged at a young age.

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Best Marriage Advice He Ever Got

When Ronald Roache got married, his new father-in-law gave him and his new bride, Yoshiko, some marriage advice. “Marriage is a business,” he told them. “part love and part business. You can’t go into the store and say, ‘I love my husband, now give me groceries.’”

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The Five-Year Marriage®, Your Partner, And Chemistry

The Five-Year Marriage Offers Couples Fresh Marriage Advice. If you & your partner are considering a more serious commitment, check out this alternative to traditional marriage.

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What Are Good Qualities For A Five-Year Partner?

Looking For The Right Partner For The Five-Year Marriage®  Although some of the expectations and practices around marriage have changed over the years, couples who are together in the long term are still largely expected to formalize their relationship through marriage. […]

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But She Was My Soulmate

From the first day they met, Jim and Sandy were so easy being together – no awkward moments, no missteps, just comfortable and happy. Then Sandy told him she met someone else. “How could this happen?” Jim wondered. “I thought soulmates were forever.”

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The Five-Year Marriage®: Finding The Right Partner

The Five-Year Marriage® Gives Engaged Couples Advice On How To Plan For Marriage  If you’re making a long-term commitment to your partner, shouldn’t planning the marriage be more important than planning the wedding day? I’m Annmarie Kelly, and I encourage all couples considering marriage […]

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Relationship Advice: When “I’m Sorry” DOESN’T Count

“I’m sorry,” Ken told Patty when she found out that he forgot to pay the credit card bill. Feeling guilty, Ken repeated his apology and assured her, “it won’t happen again.” But it did happen again.

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The Five-Year Marriage®: Planning Beyond The Wedding Day

Looking For Relationship Advice Before Marriage?  It is undeniable that the expectation to marry influences many couples to go through with a life-long commitment without putting real thought and consideration into what lies beyond the wedding day. The Five-Year Marriage: Shifting […]

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The Five-Year Marriage: Advice For Couples

The Five-Year Marriage Provides Great Relationship Advice  So many people want to achieve their happily ever after through marriage, and yet many people also acknowledge that marriages often fail. Couples who are wary of the topic of marriage but […]

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