We are on the final countdown to my 50th birthday! I guess you can say that as I get closer to the day I am overwhelmed by a mix of feelings- excitement, sadness and bit of nausea. I am sharing the lessons I have learned during my 50 years on earth. I know you’re thinking, ‘What have you learned about people?’ […]Read more
There is less than a month until I turn 50. As we enter December and my 50th birthday looms like the shiny lights all over my house, I feel even more compelled to share what I have learned. Sure, some lessons have been better than others but lessons learned nonetheless. I know you’re thinking, ‘Did you learn anything about love and […]Read more
There is a month until I turn 50. I have been sharing some of the things I have learned over the years the last 20 days (#50until50) and have been surprised with some of them. Why is my list better than someone else’s? Why do I think the lessons I have learned are better than others? Honest answer? I don’t. […]Read more
We often receive letters and emails asking us how to change certain behaviors and or if we think something is right or wrong (to settle a bet). Sometimes we receive a note telling us how someone feels in their relationship and, without getting to specific, how they feel that this is all there is. Those are the letters that fuel our desire to keep writing and sharing the message that ‘IT IS NOT SUPPOSED TO BE LIKE THAT!’Read more
When CoupleDumb suggests going to therapy or counseling it is usually with the premise to work on yourself. Marriage and Family Counseling is wonderful but the truth is that to fix a marriage issue, it is best to start by looking within. Actually, the best time to have started would have been before you got married in the first place but we digress. As we research Dr. Gary Chapman and his theory of 5 Love Languages, we realize that we have found our antithesis. The only thing we have in common is that we both write about relationships but other than that we couldn’t be more diametrically opposed in philosophy and goals.Read more
This week is all about the other side of love. What do you do when someone doesn’t love you back? What do you do when you are giving more than you are getting?
This question is brought to us from someone who just isn’t feeling it:Read more
We are often asked about unrequited love. This is not an easy subject to just give a few words about so we decided to take our time to formulate an answer and devote a week to these questions specifically. Here is today’s question:Read more
Valentine’s Day is not just about your lover or partner. It is about the people who have a special place in your heart.
So, this Valentine’s Day, I am sending a special Valentines to my loves….Read more
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We have made it clear that there are some of these relationship advice gurus that we just do not agree with but we have always been nice about it. Well, no more nice CoupleDumb. This week we set our sights on some of the stupid love advice masters and, with some brutal specificity, tell you why these fools are full of crap.Read more