The other day, I was talking to someone who was planning to get married. She wasn't even engaged yet, but was thinking ahead, and was looking for some reading materials. She wanted to learn everything she could, so she would do it right when the time finally came.
I admire this in the same way I admire people who climb Mount Everest -- thinking, Holy cow, good for you! But are you sure we're the same species?
Because the truth is, there are some things that you can't really prepare for. The only way you can learn how to do them is to mess them up horribly, and then make several course corrections, and expect to continue doing that for the rest of your life. Or at least, there are...READ MORE