Dear Teenage Son: Thoughts On Our Marriage For Your Future

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Awesome to have this essay go live today with Ten to Twenty Parenting. Many habits which contribute to a harmonious marriage fly under the radar, perhaps especially to the kids living under the same roof. I want my son to be aware of how some of his dad’s habits — which on the surface seem unrelated to a strong marriage–have, in fact, fostered ours. Thanks for publishing, Kristen Margo Daukas!

https://tentotwenty.com/dear-teenage-son-thoughts-on-our-marriage-for-your-future/

Does Oversharing Violate Your Marriage and Your Kids?

This is not a new conversation, but it’s timely. Please consider the value of allowing time to pass before you share anything family-related online.

“Mulling is a very good thing; at the very least it keeps me honest about my own culpability in a personal family anecdote I’m considering sharing.”

“Waiting helps provide cover for my marriage and children.”

Read the full story: http://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/does-oversharing-violate-your-marriage-and-your-kids-dg/

Your Marriage vs IKEA’s Big Idea–How to Survive

Published today on The Good Men Project​.

I wrote this story to further contribute to a larger conversation going on about how IKEA affects relationships. My essay “The One Trip Guaranteed to Stretch Your Marriage” published in February. I was amused when just recently The Wall Street Journal​  published the highly-popular piece “Can Your Marriage Handle a Trip to IKEA?”

Thanks for reading! Let me know what you think 🙂

http://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/your-marriage-vs-ikeas-big-idea-how-to-survive-dg/

“The One Trip Guaranteed to Stretch Your Marriage”

Today, WSJ Hilary Potkewitz probes the challenges IKEA presents to relationships in “Can Your Relationship Handle IKEA?” My personal testimony on this very theme was published by The Good Men Project.
“The One Trip Guaranteed to Stretch Your Marriage”

http://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/the-one-trip-guaranteed-to-stretch-your-marriage-dg/

The One Trip Guaranteed to Stretch Your Marriage

Coinciding with the time of year where thoughts turn to relationships, I’m happy to publish this story with The Good Men Project which faces the gritty reality of marriage against the backdrop of a grim visit to IKEA after moving internationally to London

http://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/the-one-trip-guaranteed-to-stretch-your-marriage-dg/