On Marriage

“The crucial step… is the raw and willful decision each partner must make just to recommit. The relationship is strife-ridden. Every fiber of your body says to retreat to the safety of your foxhole. But you have to go against yourself and lunge toward intimacy.” (David Brooks, NYTimes)

Century plant, Fort Davis, JMN, 2009. Photo. Copyright 2018 James Mansfield Nichols. All rights reserved.

Century plant, Fort Davis, JMN, 2009. Photo. Copyright 2018 James Mansfield Nichols. All rights reserved.

About JMN

I live in Texas and devote much of my time to easel painting on an amateur basis. I stream a lot of music, mostly jazz, throughout the day, and watch Netflix and Prime Video for entertainment. I like to read and memorize poetry.
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