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Society’s Rules Can Ruin Your Relationship. Here Is How.

By TheTwoSidedCoin / Jun 13, 2020 / 2 Comments

5 mins read Our path to marital happiness, or at least our version of it, was not traditional. We choose to radically redefine our roles within our relationship and set our own success markers. By doing so, we succeeded in unloading a lot of societal baggage. The fluidity of our relationship is a significant contributor to its success. Our families have slowly come to understand that we do not live by other people’s rules or expectations. We are answerable to no one on how we chose to live our lives. The truth is, they gon’ talk, either way, might as well do you.


A Look At Bob Marley’s Life and Legacy

By TheTwoSidedCoin / May 11, 2020 / 0 Comments

11 mins read Bob Marley is a hero to many, an icon of his generation. Heralded as a spiritual leader and even as a prophet to some, he transcended poverty, oppression, and discrimination to emerge as one of the most influential figures of the twentieth century.  He achieved in a score of years what most will not in…


How the Pandemic Devastated Our Relationship and The Surprising Reason It Brought Us Closer

By TheTwoSidedCoin / Apr 20, 2020 / 6 Comments

5 mins read Every couple we have talked to have had a different quarantine experience. The one thing they have in common is that they have all learned something new about themselves, their relationships or their partners. Everybody reacts differently to adversity. Some people want all the data so they can draw projections and prepare proactively while others just want to lay in the fetal position and suck their thumbs. We all fit somewhere in this spectrum and how far apart in the spectrum you are from your shelter partner can be a source of major friction. This week we share our unique quarantine journey. A journey that has taken us into the depths of despair and returned us whole. Read this amazing story of discovery and share your experiences with us. We would love to hear from you.


You Don’t Get To Choose The Good Bits And Leave Out The Bad

By TheTwoSidedCoin / Mar 31, 2020 / 0 Comments

4 mins read Last week I explained how what attracted me to John ended up being one of his most significant flaws. Read all about it here:. This week I share the second lesson that I learned during our tumultuous storming stage: You don’t get to choose the good bits and leave out the bad. Catch up on the…


What Attracted You To Them May Be Their Biggest Flaw

By TheTwoSidedCoin / Mar 22, 2020 / 0 Comments

4 mins read We fought a lot during what we now call our “storming” stage. As our fights disintegrated into shouting matches, I observed something baffling at the time. A lot of the things that pissed me off were connected to a character trait of his that I had been attracted too. That’s when I realized, “Sometimes what attracted you to the person can actually be their biggest flaw.”
Read all about our earlier hedonistic lifestyle and how it tore us apart.


Forming and Storming – A must Read for New Couples

By TheTwoSidedCoin / Mar 15, 2020 / 2 Comments

4 mins read When people tell me that we seem so happy and that they wish they had what we have, my thought is always the same. “You do not know how hard this has been in the making.” the truth is, most people are not willing to do what it takes to get where we are. It’s more comfortable to walk away.


Disney Ripped Off Poor African Artists To Make Lion King

By TheTwoSidedCoin / Feb 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

4 mins read We loved The Lion King We liked it so much that we were willing to overlook some glaring inaccuracies like animals not indigenous to Africa living happily in the African jungle. It is after all, make-believe. What is very very real, is the tragic story behind this hugely successful movie.  Hakuna Matata The movie’s success…