Gay, Mormon, and Married (To a Woman)

I am rarely at a loss for words.  I have opinions on things.  It’s part of my charm (or so I try to convince people). I have been staring at this blank page for literally 20 minutes trying to organize my thoughts.  I just am really having trouble wrapping my head around this article I [Read More…]

What Do You Do When Your Mormon Husband Loses His Faith?

In case you need a good read, Maren Stephenson has a wonderful story at Alternet. The short version: She and her husband were Mormons. He lost his faith. Conflict, conflict, tension, tension. Resolution. A couple of excerpts: We rarely talked about religion, yet it consumed us. When Sean replaced his temple garments — the sacred [Read More…]

Bad Reasons to Change Your Last Name After Marriage

We can debate whether or not it’s a good idea to change your last name after you get married, but Andrée Seu Peterson at World Magazine (a Christian publication) explains how she changed her name after having a talk with her husband: When nothing else was working my true love said to me, “Andrée, ultimately [Read More…]

What She Lost with an Atheist Husband

Christian Alise Wright (who has written guest posts on the site before) explains how her husband’s atheism caused her to lose a few things… and why she’s better off because of it: My assumptions about what atheists think about Christians. Obviously I don’t know all of the atheists in the world, but my interactions with [Read More…]

Ask Richard: Jewish Parents Threaten to Disown Their Son Over His Girlfriend

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. The devil, if you’ll excuse the expression, is in the details. Not long ago, I received this email: Hi I am in a relationship with my boyfriend for two years we are completely in luv with one another he is Jewish his parents are religious [Read More…]