The Myth of “Happily Married”

There’s no such thing as happily married.  There.  I’ve said it. There’s the illusion of happily married.  A pretense, if you will that we all buy into.  We are all convinced that our marriage will be different, better, happier, than that of our peers, our parents, or anyone else we…

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70 Years of "In love" – Give me a break

70 Years Of Love  “Couple married during war and never stopped being in love” This is the kind of magazine headline and teaser that drives me crazy.  Never stopped being in love?  I don’t buy it.  If they’ve been together for 70 years, I know there were times when they…

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Everyday Poetry – 2

Everyday Poetry –  THIN AGAIN © 2010 by Barbara Meyers  My skirt is too tight, oh what have I done? That party last night I shouldn’t have gone. Or if I went I shouldn’t have eaten. Those dieting rules?  They’ve all been beaten. The waistline I discovered just recently Is…

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