Chris Anne and Jason are a featured couple in How Love Lasts – The Play. See their story live in Los Angeles this fall! Jason and Chris Anne met in 2000 while in their early 20’s. Chris Anne says she knew right away that she wanted to spend the rest of her life with Jason: “Like, ‘you’re the one. You. Are. It. And I love you,’ and my claws went in, and that was it.” Though Jason… Read More


Sara and Gina – both in their ‘40s – have been together for 11 years. They met at Sarah Lawrence College; Gina was part of the theatre department and Sara the dance department. Gina says, “We did say ‘hi’ to each other shyly for 2 years before we actually really spoke.” Finally at a joint event they got a chance to get to know each other, and they quickly realized there could be something more between… Read More


Jordan and Jessica met in 2010, when Jessica was a first-year law student, and Jordan – in his third year – was the class’s TA. Jordan says, “she was very active in the class and kind of really drew attention.” Jessica also noticed Jordan right away: He was super super intelligent – I loved that about him – um, really confident, and not in an off-putting cocky way at all. He was just comfortable with… Read More


Mycah and Ashley were high school sweethearts. They met and started dating as freshmen in high school 15 years ago in 2000. Ashley says, ”We went to the birthday party at the church, we danced, we kissed, then he dragged me out to meet his Mom in the car.” Mycah and Ashley describe their teenage romance as profound, intense, and emotionally nourishing. Mycah says, “I feel like we skipped the part where we were crazy… Read More


LeAnne Carrouth and John Bourbonais are fine with being apart, and they told us during our conversation that that’s part of what keeps them together. At first I thought they meant they didn’t like each other that much, so they were relieved to have their independence. But after seeing their fiercely connected dynamic in action, and after hearing their story, my understanding of the potential of partnership has shifted dramatically.  John and LeAnne met in… Read More


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