Mention the phrase "first love" and most people get a faraway look in their eyes. They think of the one that got away, what might have been ... and they're filled with bittersweet memories that can take their breath away. But when the past tries to elbow in on the present, what's a couple to do? That's the quandary this week's case poses.
Couples say it all the time: "I wouldn't trade you for a million dollars!" But they're usually talking hypothetically. What if you really did have to give up a million dollars -- or more! -- to be with the one you love? That's what this week's Couples Court plaintiff is wrestling with ...
Anybody who's had to re-enter the dating world knows how confusing and overwhelming it can be. One minute you're cocooned on the couch with your spouse, the next you're single and trying to figure out what to wear on a date.
It's amazing how different it all is from how you remember it. It seems more complicated -- and now there are new rules you've never even heard of.
At least that's what this w
Nobody would dispute that male-female friendships can be complicated. Even platonic friendships, where no expectations of romance exist.
But when there's a third person involved -- especially one who has some expectations of romance -- things can get really sticky.
This week's Couples Court is a great example ...
Planning for a couple's special day can test a relationship before anybody's made any vows.
Mix in disputes over the meaning of money, and you've got wedding stress times 10.
Take this week's Couples Court litigants, for example ...