Sticking it out with your spouse

Do me a favor. Before you read this column, go read this recent piece in The New York Times. I'll wait.

(Long pause.)

Okay, done? Good, now we can discuss.

I've been thinking a lot about marriage lately. The news is rife with stories of prominent people committing infidelity in their marriage.

Closer to home, I have many friends/relatives getting married and, disconcertingly, many getting divorced. Too many. One is too many, but this is bunches and bunches. These are young couples, with just a few years under their belts.

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