When there are kids involved, there's no such thing as divorce.

— Carl Whitaker

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Once it's established that we are a team, I can demand of you and expect you to demand of me. Life without pain is an addiction and the fantasy of perpetual happiness is like the "delusion of fusion."


If we can abandon our missionary zeal we have less chance of being eaten by cannibals.


As much as I would miss my wife if she were to die, I would miss what we are together even more. Our "we-ness," our "us-ness."


There are no individuals in the world only fragments of families


Every marriage is a battle between two families struggling to reproduce themselves.


Shame occurs when you haven't been able to get away with the 'who' you want people to think you are.


I have a theory that theories are destructive.