From Dr. Jane's Notebook

The other side of the honeymoon

                    In the popular book by Barbara Kingsolver, The Poisonwood Bible, character Rachel Axelroot states, “…If I had known what marriage was going to be like, I would have tied all the hope-chest linens into a rope and hung myself from a tree”! In my daily work, couples of all ages express similar thoughts. Yet, there remains an ago-old rush to “tie the knot”, even among couples who hesitate.

            If you or someone you know is on the threshold of entering or leaving a marriage, consider the following thoughts.