Their Turn


Haylea and Matt swap credit cards Their Turn

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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For Greg and Heather, the pencil leads to the heart Their Turn

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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David & Sarah learn from her grandparents’ missteps Their Turn

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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Grant & Jess have different sex every day for a week Their Turn

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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Couples try the 40 dates. Wish them luck. Their Turn

One of the main features of the blog here will be something we’re calling “Their Turn.” We’re inviting couples to try one of the 40 dates from “The Marriage Test” and share their experience. If you and yours are interested in taking a turn, start with our quasi-scientific “2-minute relationship quiz” which will suggest some dates to try. Then, once you’ve braved a date or...

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