Marriage Myths Can Help You Instead Of Hurt

reshipdesWhy are 50 percent of relationships in trouble? Best-selling author Phillip McGraw of the Courier News asked that question and came up with a startling answer.

Over and over you’ve been told all the “attributes” that make for a happy couple. You’ve been bombarded with images of what it means to be in love. You’ve been led to believe that you and your partner should be perfectly intertwined unit, floating through life in glorious harmony.

I’m sorry to say it, but I believe that marriage have been getting jerked around, What you’ve been told are myths, and if you continue to believe them, you are setting yourself up for disappointment. …

Hospital Visits Can Bring True Love

MIKE FAULKNER AND DENISE VALE MET ON the cancer ward of The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto in 1979. They were both 8 years old. She was a quiet girl with a shy smile whose hair was falling out from the radiation used to treat her leukemia. He was a skinny boy with whitish-blond hair on his second visit to undergo chemotherapy for throat cancer.
Doctors expected that both children. would die. Mike’s parents were told that their son’s chance of recovery was less than 5 percent, and that “you should enjoy him while you can.”

So the Faulkners and Vales spent their days by the children’s bedside, praying …