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Haylea and Matt swap credit cards
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Haylea and Matt swap credit cards

Date #4 – Trading Credit Cards We’ve been together for 4 ½ years, but during that time we broke up for 5 months and now live apart. Since we’re giving it another try, we thought doing one of these tests would be a good way to see if we are compatible! HAYLEA: When I proposed Matt and I swap credit cards, I did it via text...

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01 Feb 2016
For Greg and Heather, the pencil leads to the heart
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For Greg and Heather, the pencil leads to the heart

Date #20 – Test Your Love We met at speed dating almost six years ago and spent a good chunk of our relationship dating long distance. Now we’re cohabitating. HEATHER: Greg and I spent a Sunday afternoon on the most literal date in The Marriage Test – “Test Your Love.” We used the suggested The 5 Love Languages personal profile and a “Rate Your Mate”...

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27 Jan 2016
David & Sarah learn from her grandparents’ missteps
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David & Sarah learn from her grandparents’ missteps

Date #39 – They Made It Work The first two years of marriage were a breeze–then we had a baby and sold all our possessions. We asked my grandparents how their marriage survived the hard times SARAH: Like many longtime couples, my grandparents Judy and Ron Bertoch argue good-naturedly as they tell stories from their 58-year history together. When we asked if we could interview...

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19 Jan 2016
Grant & Jess have different sex every day for a week
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Grant & Jess have different sex every day for a week

Date #12 – Not That Again We started dating in 2011 and began living together almost immediately. We’ve always had a great sex life, but this was still a challenge GRANT*: This is a story about three platitudes “Have sex every day for a week without repeating the same act twice.” How hard could that be?  Well, turns out more difficult than you think. The problem wasn’t thinking...

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14 Jan 2016