Alas, most of us don’t want to come in second to a video game or a cat. I’m not here to tell you passionate hobbyists to immediately cease all activities outside your marriage. Just don’t lose sight of the fact that every second you spend apart is a second you could be spending together.
And last thing you want to be is the couple that leads separate lives, with hobbies that take the place of conversation and connection.
(Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) PHILADELPHIA - CIRCA 1957: Pop singer Tab Hunter and host of the television show 'American Bandstand' Dick Clark chat on stage in front of a studio audience in circa 1957 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
(Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) circa 1958: Group promotional portrait of American television personality Dick Clark snapping his fingers to the beat of a song as the Mc Guire Sisters, made up of American singers (left to right) Christine, Phyllis and Dorothy Mc Guire, and American singer Johnny Mathis perform behind him.
(Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) WILL HUTCHINS; TY HARDIN; JAMES GARNER; PETER BROWN; WADE PRESTON; JACK KELLY; DICK CLARK; JOHN RUSSELL; PAT BOONE After all, there was virtually zero representation of gay people on television during the show's heyday -- groundbreaking shows like "Will & Grace" and "The Ellen De Generes Show" were still decades away from airing.