Last year, when Marcie and I celebrated our 25th anniversary, I published an article in the Six Simple Rules newsletter with my thoughts about marriage, and about divorce (and happiness). A version of the article was published on the new Love Fairy site, a sister site to Purpose Fairy, where I have been published before.

Today, on the eve of our 26th anniversary, I’m sharing this introduction to the piece I wrote, and a link to the full article on Love Fairy…


When my wife and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary, it got me thinking about marriage, and about divorce, and the following two lists.

Three elements of a successful marriage:

  • A successful marriage includes two people who realize that there is no such thing as perfection. The sooner you realize the impossibility of perfection, the sooner you can stop looking for it, and realize that, ironically, you and your spouse are perfect for each other. (And I want to be clear that the list of my faults is way longer than a list anyone could make about my wife.)

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Best regards,