Articles – Five Year Marriage®

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The Five-Year Marriage: Marriage Advice For New Couples

How Can You Know If Marriage Is Really For You?  If you’ve ever wondered if marriage is “for you,” you’re not alone. Making a marriage work is no easy task and, unfortunately, it’s something that many couples fail to accomplish. […]

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Marriage Conundrum: Is Living Together the Answer?

More and more couples choose cohabitation as “common law” couples instead of getting legally married. They believe common law gives them some legal protection. It doesn’t. That might have been true in the past, but now…not so much. […]

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The Best Marriage Advice For Newlyweds

 Not Ready For a ‘Til death Commitment?  When something is a long-standing tradition, you may feel as if it is the “only” way to do something. Like, for example, marriage. The societal norm now is for married couples to make a forever commitment to each other […]

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Is There An App for Your Relationship?

You hear it all the time: “There’s an app for that.” That means that there is some application – like GPS, voicemail, food planner, etc. that, when you click on it, takes you directly to the program you […]

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Is There Room in Your Relationship?

This year I decorated my house for Christmas. Not that I don’t do it every year, but when I started going away for Christmas a few years ago, I switched to “decoration-light.” Not this year. I needed more […]

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year?

The Holidays Add Stress to Most Relationships Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year’s…It’s supposed to be the happiest, most wonderful time of the year. For some it is. Not everyone. For many, it’s a time filled with stress, and often […]

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Is Change Killing Your Marriage or Relationship?

“It’s not the same,” Sue said, annoyed. “We used to be so connected. Now it feels like we’re going in different directions.” Sue’s complaint isn’t unusual. For most of us, there are few things that jazz us as […]

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Five-Year Marriage® Featured on The Philadelphia Inquirer

“The first time Joseph said he’d like to marry her, Annmarie was overwhelmed with dread. She loved him. He loved her. A marriage could ruin everything!” I’m blown away by the beautiful job columnist Kellie Patrick Gates did […]

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Join the Romance Month Challenge!

August is Romance Awareness Month! Did you know August is Romance Awareness Month? Eileen Buchheim, who is credited with creating Romance Awareness Month, wanted to encourage couples to improve and enhance their relationships throughout the year – not […]

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Exciting News! 30 Day Relationship Reset has Launched!

Happy Thursday Everyone! I trust you’re well and surviving this crazy social distancing summer. I’m surviving and have been busy. Now I’m SUPER excited to announce my newest program. But first, let me explain… Back in March we all got hit with Covid confinement. A few […]

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My Five Year Marriage featured on Medium.com

I’m excited to have my marriage story & The Five Year Marriage featured in this great article on medium.com! It was a fun interview with Vicki Larson back in February – pre-covid. Vicki is on the same page […]

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Silver Linings

OK, it’s been three months and I’m officially done with this lockdown. You too? BUT two weeks ago, things got really bad….I knew Joseph and I were down the rabbit hole when we got so bored with each other […]

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