Tag: relationships

Must love dogs

Must love dogs

| August 17, 2011 | 1 Comment

I have lived in my current apartment for approximately five months. And in those months, I’ve met a handful of neighboring tenants in the building, but 90 percent of these introductions have occurred in the last few weeks. Why you ask? I just got a dog.

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Beware of dead-end dates

Beware of dead-end dates

| August 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

I’ve already addressed that while granting someone a pity date may seem like the polite thing to do, it’s a cowardly act. Yet it’s in our nature to please, and we just keep overshadowing the virtue of honesty with the rejection that’s implied. So many opt to slowly peel the Band-Aid back rather than just rip it off.

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Tommy & Maryanne Elliott

Tommy & Maryanne Elliott

| February 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

More often than not, couples will meet prior to the “love at first sight glance” – as is the case with Tommy and Maryanne Elliott.

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Dan & Sug Schusterman

Dan & Sug Schusterman

| January 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

On a recent Sunday afternoon, Dan and Sug Schusterman sat side by side on a couch in their great room, sometimes holding hands, as they talked about their relationship and each other.

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Lauren & Nick Chitwood

Lauren & Nick Chitwood

| January 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Lauren and Nick Chitwood met in college at a fraternity party. “Nothing super classy about that,” she said, “but we hit it off instantly.”

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Recipes for a lasting relationship

Recipes for a lasting relationship

| January 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Since this is our fabulous wedding issue, I asked several happy and inspirational couples to share with me their recipe for a lasting relationship. Many of the twosomes with whom I spoke have been together long enough to know what works and what doesn’t.

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Bill & Mary Stone

Bill & Mary Stone

| January 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Bill and Mary Stone have been married for 21 years, but when they met, neither had nuptials on the mind. Bill was in his “late bachelor days” and spotted a beautiful woman “with a world-class figure decorating the pool” at a private condominium complex. Mary had been single “a lot of years” and was content to stay that way.

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Mera Cossey Corlett & Kevin Corlett

Mera Cossey Corlett & Kevin Corlett

| January 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Mera: How did we meet? We love to tell people this, and it’s true: We met at church.

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Butch Sager & Shawn Beirne

Butch Sager & Shawn Beirne

| December 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Butch Sager, resident costume designer at Derby Dinner Playhouse, freelance designer. Shawn Beirne, master stylist and image director at Joseph’s Salon & Spa

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