Humour: The Key To Sanity


I have always managed to keep my large families difficulties in perspective through humour.

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Laughing, Loving, and Crying Through 36 Years of Marriage


My husband and I answered 5 questions about marriage for Karee Santos on her blog, Can We Cana? A Community to Support Catholic Marriages. This post was part of a series. Today we welcome Michael and Melanie Jean Juneau to the series How to Stay Married 10 Years & Then Some. Michael and Melanie live on a… Continue reading Laughing, Loving, and Crying Through 36 Years of Marriage

Conflict: A New Perspective


Marriage is the perfect set-up for conflict. Put two flawed people together from opposite traditions, backgrounds and expectations who love each other and watch them” let their hair down”. Both feel secure. They trust the other and so they relax their polite facades. Soon their wounds begin to surface. Usually, they only react and blow…… Continue reading Conflict: A New Perspective

When Marriage Feels Like a Meat Grinder


Why is there conflict with our partner? Coming out of the closet. The funny thing is, it is only when you face a crisis in your marriage and seek counselling, that anyone mentions  all marriages go through the meat grinder stage. In fact marriage is the perfect set-up for conflict. Put two flawed people together from…… Continue reading When Marriage Feels Like a Meat Grinder