Up the Down Escalator

I'm noticing a growing trend of wives "throwing in the towel", leaving passive husbands. Initially, I was shocked by what I thought I was seeing:  women, married* to nice, easy-going guys, were bailing on their marriages.  Believers and non-believers alike.  At first, it didn’t make sense. But then it did. Every aspect of the family… Continue reading Up the Down Escalator

You Make Me Feel Like Dancing

My wife, Melissa, is a fabulous dancer.  In describing what I do on the dance floor, she probably wouldn't use that same adjective. But we have fun. I liken the emotional life of a married couple to a "dance" -- ideally with a husband leading his wife, moving in unison around the floor.  When it’s done… Continue reading You Make Me Feel Like Dancing

Sustainable Marriage

I met my wife, Melissa, on a cycling trip on the Oregon coast.  I obviously shocked her on our group’s last night together at a Portland restaurant, when I asked for her number.  I used some line that made her smile.  Before the evening was out, she shared her info, and so we began an… Continue reading Sustainable Marriage