Valentine’s Day at 40: Money Can’t Buy Me Love

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I have been in a relationship with the same person since I was 20-years-old. I am thankful for this.  Of course, it has had its ups and downs, but we have endured.  We have two beautiful children.

Do we really need to celebrate Valentine’s Day?

Recently, two of my good friends have ended marriages and found new “soulmates”. They are both very happy.  They have chosen a different path for their families, a path I am all too familiar with from my youth.  It is not a path I would choose willingly, nor did they lightly, but it seems that turning 40-years-0ld makes some reevaluate their lives.  We want the romance of youth.  But do we really?

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