Woman Just Abused by Husband Writes In

(Update: All the posts of this series have been collected into one piece, Seven Reasons Women Stay in Abusive Relationships, and How to Defeat Each One of Them.) I’ve recently been writing on 7 Reasons Women Stay in Bad Relationships. Yesterday morning, in response to What Others Might Think: Reason #3 Women Stay in Bad [Read More...]

Women in Bad Relationships: Eve’s Curse Isn’t Yours

(Update: All the posts of this series have been collected into one piece, Seven Reasons Women Stay in Abusive Relationships, and How to Defeat Each One of Them.) It’s now time to write about the third reason I listed for why women stay in bad relationships, which is that it can be so embarrassing to [Read More...]

Another Testimony of a Christian Woman Who Divorced Her Non-Christian Husband

  Here’s another Christian woman who responded to my post, Christian Marrying a Non-Christian? Marriage: FAIL, by writing in about her marriage to a non-Christian. At the end of her letter I ask a couple of questions to which I welcome your response.   Dear John, It’s really late and I’m really tired, but I [Read More...]

From a Christian Woman Whose Marriage to a Non-Christian Failed

I thought worth sharing was this reader’s response to my post, Christian Marrying a Non-Christian? Marriage: FAIL : I am a Christian who was married to an atheist; after twenty-two years, we are now divorced. I understand and agree with a lot of the dissenting comments made to John’s post. However, ultimately I agree with [Read More...]

Top 10 Signs I Might Be Gay

1. If while talking I was ever forced to sit on my hands, it’s a certainty that within one minute I’d dislocate at least one of my shoulders. 2. I think Judy Garland is the greatest female singer in the history of women breaking the heart of the universe with the raw emotionalism and stunning [Read More...]

Letter From an Atheist Married to a Christian

"me you" words written on torn and stapled paper on white

I get lots of questions asking about atheists marrying Christians. I have an atheist friend who is married to a Christian, so I asked him to address this issue. Here’s what he wrote: I’m a bona fide marriage expert. Not because I have some fancy Ivy League degree hanging on my wall, nor because I’m [Read More...]

Top 5 Challenges of the Newly Married

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People of the Shrug: Spoiled 2-Year Olds in Adult Bodies

People of the Shrug are profoundly emotionally spoiled. They’re two-year-olds in adult bodies. Here are four reasons being that way works for them–and will never, ever work for you. [Read more...]

Wondering If He’s Mr. Right? Then He’s Not.

  Wondering whether or not someone is Mr. Right means he’s not. It really is exactly that simple. When you’ve met or gotten to know Mr. Right, he’ll be so Mr. Exactly  Right that you’ll know it like a lightening bolt to your chest. You’ll no sooner be able to wonder whether or not he’s Mr. Right then [Read More...]

God Doesn’t Care If You’re Married or Not

It’s fun to write about being married or single—because that’s about relationships, and that’s about Intense Human Interaction, and what’s more dependably interesting than that? And so I’ve enjoyed writing (and wading through the many, often emotionally intense responses to) You! Get Married! Now!; Looking for Mr. Right? You’re Missing the Point, Missy; Six Tests to Determine [Read More...]