Articles – Five Year Marriage®

Just Married! (For the 6th Time)

Wedding #6 almost didn’t happen. For months Joseph and I worked on planning the marriage. By late August, while we were on vacation, everything was in place. We were excited about going forward together – again. But when […]

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Are You a Marriage Partner or Employee?

What do you want to be in your marriage – the partner or the employee? Don’t see how either one relates to your marriage? Relationship Perspective; Employees Vs. Partners Think of a good law firm. There are the […]

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Giving Up on Husband and Wife

“I’ve been marriage twice,” Marnie, a fifty-ish solepreneur, said before admitting, “It was the same both times – great for the first couple years and then they started to get demanding and possessive. I felt strangled.” Yet, when […]

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CDD: Submitting to Men or Spanking for God?

It isn’t the fantasy of Fifty Shades of Gray, classy erotica or SMBD (sadomasochism). It’s called Christian Domestic Discipline (CDD) and it’s all over the news this week. CDD is supposed to be about the Godly submission to […]

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What Do You Want in a Marriage?

During our second marriage, Joseph and I hit a “wall” – not unusual in the 5-7 year time. we couldn’t solve it ourselves and I didn’t want to continue it the way it was. However, because of our […]

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Relationships: Going in the Same Direction

Since we’re in negotiations for our next marriage, we are meeting about it…supposedly once a week. But it’s really a challenge to make the time. Still, without the communication and the sharing, we would be lost for a […]

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No Relationship Regrets with the Five Year Marriage®

Feeling Disconnected From Your Spouse? Writer Judith Viorst once said, “One advantage of marriage, it seems to me, is that when you fall out of love with him, or he falls out of love with you, it keeps […]

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Ending Our Marriage

Seven months from now, Joseph and I will be ending our marriage. This one, anyway. It’s the 5th year of our 5th marriage…something of a milestone by traditional standards (25 years). Finding Time to Negotiate Our Next Marriage […]

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