November 15, 2017

It’s No Secret: Tom Kirdahy and Terrence McNally: An Immediate, and Lasting, Need

Advertisement Because marriage is an ever-evolving experience, we constantly shift, change, love harder, love less and, in some cases, start over. In It’s No Secret, a […]
November 14, 2017

The Sweet Spot: We Lost Our Newborn Baby. Can This Marriage Survive?

Advertisement The “Dear Sugars” podcast is an advice program hosted by Steve Almond and Cheryl Strayed. The audio contains more letters; submissions are welcome at […]
November 2, 2017

Social Q’s: My Brother Is Adopted (He Didn’t Want Me to Tell You That)

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES For four years, my family’s Sunday breakfast routine has been quizzing each other about Social Q’s, so we’ve agreed to follow […]
September 28, 2017

Social Q’s: Hey Kids! How Young Is Too Young to Get Married?

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES My boyfriend and I are in college. We’ve dated for two years. We talked about getting married after the first year. […]
September 22, 2017

Modern Love: Discovering Manhood in Soapy Bubbles

Modern Love By NATE MARTINS It wasn’t until I started doing dishes that I realized men in my family don’t do dishes. At parties, I rarely […]
July 18, 2017

Surprise! You’re at Our Wedding!

Bite-size berry tarts, cheesecakes and cupcakes were being passed to the 70-plus guests who had gathered for Lauren Pienkowski and Corey Chavers’s engagement party at the […]
July 14, 2017

Vows: Two Different Cultures, One Modern Marriage

Vows By LINDA MARX Brittney Middleton was not looking for love when she met Ikenna Ogike, who is known as Ike, at the Couture nightclub in […]
June 9, 2017

Modern Love: A Husband for Home; a Wife for Away

Modern Love By CLAIRE DEDERER How do you know when you’re really married to someone? One easy way to tell is if you bicker a lot […]
June 6, 2017

When You Know It’s Love: The Joys of Reinvention

How do you know when you are in love? No 1-800-line psychic will tell you. No notice will be sent by registered mail. Not even a […]
June 2, 2017

Modern Love: Making a Marriage Magically Tidy

Modern Love By HELEN ELLIS I have the reputation of living what Marie Kondo might call a magically tidy life. My tights are rolled like sushi, […]