We visited Beth and Ken Berman in their home in Potomac, Maryland. They’ve been married for 28 years, and are recent empty nesters. The way these two spoke – even about the heaviest of subjects – had a lightness to it that had me stifling giggles. Their dynamic is filled to the brim with love and admiration, but it is quite clear that they’ve worked at it. They attribute the success of their marriage to… Read More


Tim (28) and Vanessa’s (26) relationship has been filled with typical twenty-something challenges such as periods of long-distance, cross-country moves, and unemployment to name a few. When asked how they’ve managed to grow together, Tim and Vanessa cite a shared worldview: optimism. Let me be clear. This couple isn’t the sunny, saccharine kind that makes those less cheery among us want to throw in the towel. Tim and Vanessa’s positivity is practical, rational, and deliberate;… Read More


Jan and Marsha are a featured couple in How Love Lasts – The Play. See their story live in Los Angeles this fall! While scheduling our first round of interviews we received the following message: From: Janet Harris Subject: Interview I work in Phoenix and would like to interview for your book. My stories revolve around loving someone after they have died. I am 54, graduated from Smith in 2013.   We didn’t know how to respond.… Read More