You've read the headlines, and maybe even taken some time to read beyond them. Perhaps you’ve been following Jon and Kate Plus 8 on TLC. Reality has turned ugly, and it’s a sad but familiar story. It doesn't have to be, but divorce seems inevitable for the Gosselins. Unfortunately, ignorance of this celebrity marriage failure is impossible. Thanks to modern technology, it’s in our collective face. Here are some revealing insights from FamilyLife’s Culture Watch.
Nobody’s Happy About Jon and Kate
e-Dad and I have 30 years of married life behind us, and we’d love to pass on some of our life's lessons. But before we can flesh out our vision, we need your valuable input.
(the meme’s originator) has taken on the challenge to keep it running. Recently, she posted some ideas for writing about July's light 'n easy topic, "Traveling With Your Husband." Please join Christine on July 6, 2009.
Meanwhile behind-the-scenes, I’ve been brewing up an idea about putting some of the marriage wisdom shared here at Chrysalis into ebook-form. And I would love to have your input. In the comment box, would you be kind enough to answer the following question:
Q. In your marriage, what’s your biggest problem, frustration, fear, or challenge?
• your finances
• lack of romance
• challenges in the bedroom
• problems with the kids
• an unbelieving spouse and so on
Let me "sweeten the pot" a little!
If you decide to answer my question in the comments, and you’d like to be entered in my giveaway, please include your email address. THREE random winners will receive a bar of chocolate for donating your time to this project. Sound tasty?
In your marriage, what’s your biggest problem, frustration, fear, or challenge?
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