So much to share from my English countryside road trip! First up: Trade-Offs. I like lush greenery everywhere, and am willing to be rained on for it. And, at the same time – I miss the sun. Yet – when the sun comes out and it’s hot – I feel dull and tired. So…What am…

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Here’s a letter from Ann, and my answer is perhaps “harsh” – and sometimes that’s what we all need – another perspective from someone who doesn’t know you. And that’s what we’re all doing for each other here! “Rori, Well, I have been reading just about everything I can find at this site and others…

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So I’m sick. A cold. Bad, obnoxious, noisy, icky cough. Not a big deal. We women blow through these things. But I ache, and I want to lay down. Puts me at a romantic disadvantage, I think. Don’t look great. Feel sloggy, so I must look sloggy to my husband. All of a sudden, he…

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We’ve been talking so much about dating – I wanted to talk about what happens in a long-term relationship, a marriage – when the connection gets so damaged it dies.  Here’s a letter from Jane: “Rori, My marriage is dead. I am sad to say I don’t even know if I want to try and…

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I made online friends with this incredible man, Corey Allan.  He has a terrific blog – SimpleMarriage.net, and I asked if he would write something special for us – here it is: When you get right down to it, you hear what you expect to hear, you see what you expect to see. Expectations change…

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