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March 28, 2019

The Guaranteed Marriage

“How do we guarantee that our marriage will be ok?” It’s a question often asked of Central Ceremonies, and the answer isn’t exactly what you want to hear.  There isn’t a guarantee. There is no such thing. In…

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March 4, 2019

Canada, Oh Canada!

One my favorite things about my husband is his ability to make me laugh.  He is really funny and goofy.  (This actually may surprise some people who know him professionally.)  One of our best-loved memories goes back to our pre-children years…

February 15, 2019

Beyond Valentine’s Day

Well, it’s the day after Valentine’s Day. The balloons are deflating, the chocolates are eaten, the flowers are wilting and now the real love begins. Valentine’s Day is a sugar rush of fun but it’s only one day, and now, on February 15, it’s time…

February 6, 2019

The Gift of Connection

Every marriage experiences moments of stress. What holds couples together during times of intense pressure is the strength of their shared story, or organizing principle, that binds them together. In the upcoming couples retreat that I’m…

January 5, 2019

Let’s get married!

I’ve heard some pretty amazing engagement stories through the years: on top of Hawaiian volcanoes, at family events, over a quiet cup of coffee, London, Paris, a bench in Germany, after years together, on a third date. They are all such good…

December 4, 2018

The Mess of Marriage

Note: this story is shared with explicit permission from those involved. A colleague (and my colleague’s spouse) landed in a marriage counselor’s office. My colleague claimed he was not there to save his marriage. Rather, he decided that…