It all started with a humorous Facebook post I made recently about my fear of marriage. I was taking my usual Saturday walk-about in Manhattan when I turned the corner on 42nd street…
Making marriage a 2-year renewable deal will ensure that no one gets stuck in a bad place and will make both parties know that they must perform – be good spouses or the arrangement will end.
There’s a very simple way to put $200,000 in your bank account: Don’t get married.
Is marriage a failed institution? My answer is that the way we engage (pun intended) in marriage now, it is a failure.
E4: Marriage – A failed institution or something every adult should hope for? – Sunday Night Live w/ Matt Sweetwood
Marriage – A failed institution or something every adult should hope for?
Thinking back to troubled periods in my life, I recall having daily thoughts of wanting to travel back in time to fix things or make different decisions. So let’s say I could go back in time and relive only one day. What day would it be and what would I do differently?
Going through a divorce can be one of the most traumatic experiences anyone can have. For men in particular, there is little support available and many men feel emasculated if they seek help. I had no one that I could ask for guidance, and I didn’t even know where to look.
It’s hard to believe that a whole year has passed since they were married last December in Israel. I recall sitting on the 10 hour flight reminiscing about what happened over the past 19 years of caring for her and her 4 siblings as a single and sole parent.
It was late 1996 and my marriage and family life I dreamt of was ending. My wife of 8 years and mother of our 5 small children was gone. Our children had borne the brunt of this. The next few years of my life were filled with court dates, forensic accountants and custody evaluators.