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“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 on this article in today’s The Philadelphia Inquirer. She managed to capture the essence of the Five Year Marriage and […]Read More
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 about marriage – can’t wait to turn the tables and interview her on my new podcast…coming soon! […]Read More
Relationship Reset Many of us might be feeling frustrated or resentful of our partner now that we’ve been quarantined for a few weeks with them. It’s probably time for a relationship reset: https://fiveyearmarriage.com/2020/04/10/tips-for-resetting-your-relationship/ How to make your relationship a priority During these days of covid-19 confinement, everyone’s patience is wearing thin. “I just can’t look […]Read More
“Incompatibility of temperament between the parties such that they find it impossible to live together as husband and wife” is what Todd Palin, spouse of Sarah Palin, put in the divorce papers. With that, it seems that Sarah Palin, former governor of Alaska and only the second woman ever to run for Vice-President of the […]Read More
Tune in to Counter Culture with Grover Silcox on PBS39. We’re chatting about the Five-Year Marriage™! It airs on Tuesday night at 7pm DST. The episode will also be available for streaming on Wednesday, April 24th 2019 here: https://www.wlvt.org/television/counter-culture/ Annmarie isn’t’ just talking the talk – she’s walking the walk! Here are pictures from Annmarie’s Five-Year marriages! Marriage #1 […]Read More
Glenn Close was wiping away the tears. “I’m thinking of my mom,” she said, shaking with emotion, “Who really sublimated herself to my father her whole life and, in her eighties, she said to me, ‘I feel I haven’t accomplish anything.’” Then, as she ended her acceptance speech for her Golden Globe best actress win, […]Read More
“It’s a very storybook idea,” Jennifer Aniston says of traditional marriage in a recent Elle magazine interview. She calls marriage a “happily ever after” fantasy. Her reason is valid: “I think for some people it does work…but everybody’s path is different.” Yes, and everyone sees marriage – and divorce – differently. Though her marriage to […]Read More
Robert De Niro and Grace Hightower recently made headlines – and not for a happy reason. The famed actor filed for a divorce from his long-time spouse after 20 years of marriage. This is the second time DeNiro has filed for divorce. The first time was about ten years ago. The divorce was never finalized because […]Read More
Would you want one? I’ll bet you would! Earlier today I was watching the CBS Sunday Morning show. It featured a charming story about the folks who live on Llanddwyn Island, off the coast of Wale. They ditched St. Valentine and, instead, embrace St. Dwynwen’s Day. She’s the Welsh patron saint of lovers (she prayed […]Read More
Are Marriage Licenses on the Way Out? They may be – at least in Alabama! As best as I can figure, the idea started because of an unwillingness by judges to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. If the bill becomes a law, a couple would not apply for a marriage license. Instead, they would […]Read More