Category: Relationships

Why I Choose Creativity Above All Else

July 17th, 2014 — 12:00pm
youtube wedding photo

Today we have a post from Stephanie Florence, 40:20 Vision’s contributing / Millennial editor, reflecting on her role in recent weddings. ~ I’ve reached that age when my mailbox is filled with save the date postcards and wedding invitations. I can’t scroll through my Facebook NewsFeed without seeing bling on a gal’s left hand or photos of girls in matching dresses. I’ve had five weddings during the last year (including both the sister and brother) and seven ... keep reading...

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You Can Choose to Celebrate The Work Of Relationships

June 28th, 2014 — 4:11am
man woman image

I’m interested in the HBO documentary airing Monday night. Filmmaker Doug Block started doing wedding videos on the side to make money and now, 112 wedding later, he has revisited the couples to see what marriage looks like on the other side of I do. It’s classic 40:20 vision. I hate to be the one always saying that marriage is hard…but it is. It’s all about how easy it is to deal with the hardships. As the documentarian ... keep reading...

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What I Wish I Knew About Love

June 3rd, 2014 — 10:55am
A diary entry from July 23, 1998 when Evelyn was 22 years old.

Today we have a guest post from Evelyn Lauer on her lessons from looking back at love. ~ I spent most of my 20s obsessing about love. When will I meet him? When will I find true love? Why isn’t he calling me? Why am I alone? Where is he? Who is he? Am I over him? Why can’t I get over him? These were the litany of questions that lived in my mind every day. Life was ... keep reading...

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40-something Do’s and Don’ts – What 20 Years Taught Me

May 29th, 2014 — 5:59am

Today's post shares reflections on life and career -- what;s wrong about being right and more. ~ Don’t hide behind your fears. I have learned that usually when relationships – work or personal – get stuck it’s often because someone is letting their insecurities get in the way of moving forward and finding a solution. If something doesn’t work…don’t waste your time blaming someone else or defending being right. Do spend your time learning from what went wrong and getting ... keep reading...

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Hungry for Truth: Why Identification Is the First Step

May 27th, 2014 — 11:59am

For years I searched for an answer. I read books, traveled, studied, went on hundreds of coffee dates, and heck, I scoured the Internet for hours. I was THIRSTY for something. I was HUNGRY for truth. My truth. And yet, it felt ephemeral and distant. In all of my reading, a particular mantra kept popping up: “The truth is within yourself. The truth is within yourself.” This was a big pill to swallow. I didn’t quite know ... keep reading...

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Why We’re Still Single? Because Ambition and Pizza Exist

May 1st, 2014 — 12:33pm

Today we have a post from Stephanie Florence, 40:20 Vision’s contributing / Millennial editor, reflecting on a recent Town Hall-style event in New York City about dating. ~ I attended a panel on dating last week centered on one question: Why is everyone still single?  My photo may lead to an obvious answer… Joking aside, I went into this panel interested to hear what experts in the dating field had to say. I mean, since moving to New York, let’s just ... keep reading...

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