I think we gave it a good shot. Even so, in the beginning, I felt fairly guilty and thought that our failure indicated that our 27 year marriage was headed for trouble. But, it had to happen, because the harder we tried, the more miserable we both got. The final straw came on a cold winter's Friday night when, finally, about an hour into what has to be Transformers 16, I jumped out of the recliner, and officially called it quits....more
When I tried to imagine what it would be like to be married, all I could think about was having -- at the very least -- my own room. My best friend thought I was crazy, telling me some of the best and most intimate conversations happened in bed between couples. Dr. Phil even agrees separate bedrooms are a bad idea, so then why do one in four U.S. couples have separate bedrooms? What do you think -- are separate bedrooms helpful or more likely to hurt a relationship?