Relationships

05 May 2015

The Couple Who Works Out Together, Stays Together

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Lance and Michelle Martel’s relationship blossomed out on Lake Ontario (you know it’s love when…) while training for their office dragon boat team in 2002. While their mutual love for sports and physical activity was their cupid, it also brought them closer together and they eventually tied the knot in 2005. Now they are partners […]

05 May 2015

Real Life: Why I Asked For a Divorce

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Over two years ago, Jenni Hayman, a computer software trainer in Toronto, separated from her husband. For the 15 years they were married, they experienced sexual incompatibilities, professional frustrations, infidelity, and the birth of two sons. Here, she discusses why she decided to take the plunge and tell her husband that she wanted to end […]

05 May 2015

Mack = Scrinch? Grooge?

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Mack was accused to being a “cranky old Scrooge” the other day, by none other than Ms. Daddy. It’s not that my heart is two sizes too small– oh, wait: that’s the Grinch. Sorry. But there may be a little of him in there too, Ms. Daddy may be thinking. Call me Scrinch. Wait, that’s […]

05 May 2015

False Advertising in Dating

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David Ng, father of two, was shopping for a kiddie pool when he came across the Wild Waves Water Park. The picture on the box showed a gaggle of six ecstatic young ‘uns gamboling around a sturdy and spacious aquatic jungle gym. Imagine a swimming pool, playground, and basketball hoop all in one: awesome, right? […]

05 May 2015

The Ghost of Dating Past

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A few weeks ago I ran into an old girlfriend of mine at a pub in downtown Ann Arbor . She was nestled into a booth with her new man, sipping a martini and socializing with another couple across the table. She caught me as I was walking by; we hugged, exchanged warm greetings, and […]

05 May 2015

Love At First Sight?

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A few years back on a flight to Phoenix , I was seated next to a beautiful, sweet-looking girl who smiled at me as I stowed my backpack in the overhead bin. After one enchanted look I was in love, and after talking to her for one minute, I knew I would marry her. We […]