Now do you feel you hate me less?

Sometimes the only way to have a truly happy marriage is to courageously feel and uncomfortably examine unhappiness, through a brain-based conversation.

Credit: Brian Rea, for the NY Times Modern Love column

It felt worse than losing my identity.

“Our son ever asked me, ‘Why do you look so happy with your friends but when you are with us, you are not?’ and you know what. When we go outside, I have to try to put on a happy face…