Shattered

Shattered by Sam Galison

A wife falls apart, a marriage is broken, and a husband tries to pick up the pieces.

The Boy Who Lived: The Story of a Son Who Came Later in Life

The Boy Who Lived: The Story of a Son Who Came Later in Life

Douglas Mine, a former foreign correspondent, shares this memoir about meeting his Italian wife, starting a life together, and the honest emotions that accompany finding out, at age fifty-five, that you’re going to be a father again.

The Hard Truth About Staying Married After Losing a Child

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Losing a child was the hardest thing Heather Spohr ever went through. Here’s how she managed to find strength in her marriage throughout her difficult time.

Can We Redefine Marriage?

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Do we live in a theocracy? Changes in society should guide the way we redefine marriage.

True Detective: How I Came to be a Failed Husband, Then Moved Past It. 

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A TV series scene sparks Derek Dupuis to think about his past, and reconsider what he once called failures.

‘Sex Tape’ A Steamy Answer To Your Saturday Night

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Jay Snook reviews Cameron Diaz’s ‘Sex Tape’

The Things We Do for Love

The Things We Do by audiinsperation

We all know love makes us crazy. Here are five things we shouldn’t do for love and five things we should.

Stung

Stung by Wisconsin Dept of Natural Resources

A summer cleaning project digs up a man’s painful, buried memories.

You Don’t Need a Spreadsheet to Sum Up Rejection

You Don't Need a Spreadsheet by Renato Ganoza

No matter how you categorize it, rejection hurts and it’s deeply personal. But it can be handled with grace and aplomb.

Open Letter to Sex Spreadsheet Husband on Reddit

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“Did you get a sense of where she was at already before introducing what was wanted next?”

21 Signs Your Relationship Is Doomed

Should Love Really by Guian Bolisay

We all know relationships are hard work, but they’re not supposed to be hell. These 21 tell-tale signs spell perdition for even the most committed couples.

A List of Unsexy Things to Think About Before Committing

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Not pithy, sexy, or fun, a relationship checklist to consider before making a serious commitment.

What Remains: The Artifacts of Family Life During a Separation

What Remains: The Artifacts of Family Life During a Separation

Ben Railton reflects on the moments of beauty and sadness that visit him while cleaning up after his kids once they’ve gone to stay with their mother.

Emotional Abuse: The Invisible Train Wreck

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So many survivors only recognize emotional abuse in hindsight. Mary Elizabeth Robinson is one of them.

Your Dirty Little Secret: When You Think You Married The Wrong Person

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When you’re keeping your pain to yourself, it’s hard to see the potential for change. Steve Horsman shines the light where you might see darkness.

To My Partner, Walk Beside Me

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Even when we can’t walk the same footsteps, we can still walk the same path. A letter to the one you love.