Engagement dating advice

I often tell people that even if I got paid, I wouldn’t relive the year my husband and I were engaged.

We dealt with everything from family feuds, to jobs quit, and beyond.

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Besides giving gifts and throwing showers, what can we all do to support married couples and encourage strong marriages?

Read The Full Story › Remarrying Well with Children Sam (45) and Sally (37) have been married for 2-1/2 years. Sam was married at 20, divorced at 35 and has done co-parenting with his ex-wife for a number of years.

Sam brings two children from his first marriage, ages 14 and 12. Throughout my post college years, I have kept up with his research.

Sure, don’t let hanging around in the trees get in the way of your makeout sesh.

So don’t string her along, dating her with vague promises about “soon,” “when it’s the right time” or “after I have X, Y and Z in place.” This might satiate your girlfriend’s appetite for a while—but since my mind is not clouded by feelings of love for you, can I just be real with you for a second? “She won’t wash it off until we’re married.” Laundry: it’s what’s on the mind of all newlyweds, amirite? Is anyone feeling lethargic or a shift from the ecplise? Read The Full Story › Premarital Inventories Readiness for marriage cannot be scientifically measured, but an inventory helps engaged couples to make sure that they have discussed the most important issues.A: If your girlfriend talks about marriage to you, don’t kid yourself. And if you sound open to the idea but know you’re not considering it yet, she is going to hope on every holiday, birthday and major event that you will produce a ring.