Welcome to Five Year Marriage

Wondering what a Five Year Marriage is?

The Five Year Marriage is a marriage commitment that ends at a specific time (five years).

The Five Year Marriage:

  • Puts a pin in the timelime of your marriage
  • Enables you revisit your marriage contract periodically
  • Gives you the space to stop, reevaluate where you are and where you want to go together…or not.

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Five Year Marriage featured on Friday Happy Hour!

If you are thinking about marriage, and aren’t sure about the “forever” or “til death do us part” aspects of traditional marriage, this show is for you. You won’t want to miss hearing how Annmarie and Joseph have created a marriage that has challenges the norm and beat the odds. (Podcast will be available soon!)
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Coming Soon! The Five Year Marriage book!

Stay tuned, Annmarie’s latest book, The Five Year Marriage, is due for release in June!

The book shows you how to:

  • Navigate through your first Five Year Marriage agreements
  • Evaluate that marriage as you go
  • Openly acknowledge how you’ve changed
  • Answer, together, that “where do we go from here?” question
  • Build the true intimacy that loving partners have

Isn’t that intimacy what you want in your marriage?


Recent articles about The Five Year Marriage

Is a Five Year Marriage a sin?

The Five Year Marriage could be a sin, or at least be against the teachings of the Catholic Church. That’s according to “Rita” who teaches Catholic Pre-Cana Marriage Prep classes. Rita read an advance copy of the book, Five Year … Continue reading

Marriage and Money: Are You on the Right Track?

Marital Finances are one of the most important parts of a marriage partnership. Marriage and money go hand in hand. If a couple works together and plays their cards right, marriage can often be a financial boon. The key is … Continue reading

No Sound, No Fury, No Marriage

As I was reading author Laura Pritchett ‘s May 2016 article for the New York Times, I wondered: What would have happened if she has a Five Year Marriage? In No Sound, No Fury, No Marriage, Ms. Pritchett described her … Continue reading

A Marriage Phrase that Pays?

Is there such a thing as a marriage phrase that pays? Pays what? Pays in fostering more love, good feelings, a sense of partnership? While we all like hearing “I Love You” in marriage, it might not be the most … Continue reading

Longest Married Couple

This is a cute story about the longest married couple in the United States. After eighty-three years, the bride still laughs when she reveals that her father didn’t want the marriage so they eloped…so sweet…         (Photo: … Continue reading

Could You Be Married FOREVER?

Fifty eight years isn’t forever, but it could seem that way to some people. But not to Arlene Alda, married to actor Alan Alda for 58 years. She shares some tips about getting married and staying married.