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Four foundations of sustaining a happy, fulfilling marriage
Young friends of mine were about to be married. The groom-to-be, Kyoshi, had been buddies with my own son since early childhood; he’d brought his fiancée, Christie, home to Cortes Island to meet...
Oriane Lee Johnston
Jan 18th, 2013
Singles vs. couples: who is really happier on Valentine's Day?
Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and it is becoming more difficult to ignore titles from magazines, blogs, and web sites, that spit out phrases along the lines of "How To Be Single and...
Feb 3rd, 2012
A Mother’s Day tribute to moms everywhere
This Mother’s Day, start noticing the little things. The lunches, the laundry, the listening -- they are the wind beneath your wings.
May 6th, 2011
The dangers of "keeping it vague"
There are two reasons why people choose to keep their relationships "vague". In the first instance, that decision is made to benefit the self. Keeping things vague is a way to keep as many doors...
Mar 13th, 2011
Commitment is contentment
Commitment is a word with so many different dimensions. I think people spend too much time asking to have it, and not enough time thinking about what it actually entails. I was speaking to a...
Mar 7th, 2011