As we write this, fewer people are tying the knot, the divorce rate is at an all-time high, and “till death do us part” is becoming a thing of the past. Rather than being associated with the freedom to experience life to the fullest, marriage is seen by more and more individuals as an obsolete anachronism holding them back from living the good … [Read more...] about Join the Radical Marriage Movement!
Huh? How can I possibly choose my partner first? What about my kids? What about my faith? What about my interests? What about ME? In Chapter Two of Radical Marriage we highlight the Five Promises of Radical Commitment. In our view, this forms the cornerstone of any couple seeking to go beyond happily ever after. While each of the promises must … [Read more...] about I Promise to Choose You First
Read the Radical Marriage book and then take this test of your “Radical Marriage IQ.” Enjoy! 1. The word “Radical” in Radical Marriage means: A. Getting kinky in bed B. Having more than one partner, like an open marriage C. Doing away with traditions and customs D. Different from the usual or traditional 2. Commitment in a Radical … [Read more...] about Test Your Radical Marriage IQ
We humans are social creatures. Relationships come quite naturally to us. So you would think that we would not only be able to make them work, but we would be really good at them. But it’s not so simple. There are seven billion people on this planet. Some of them are easy for you to get along with and you would love to have as your friend. … [Read more...] about What You See Depends Upon Where You’re Standing and Where You’re Looking
(Excerpted from the book Radical Marriage: Your Relationship as Your Greatest Adventure) Most couples don’t want an ordinary, boring, routine relationship. They want excitement, fun, closeness, love. We need security, but we also need adventure. Radical Marriage is a paradigm for the next evolution of marriage and new territory for committed … [Read more...] about Quiz: Do You Have a Radical Marriage?
Characteristic #8: A Radical Marriage has partners who prioritize each other’s happiness. With the release of our new book, Radical Marriage, we recently received an interesting question from a reader who poignantly—and rightly—pointed out that "happiness is an inside job," and wondered how that reconciles with being committed to her partner's … [Read more...] about Is Marital Happiness an Inside Job?