• Maybe honeymoons are God's anesthesia. Like the "laughing gas" used by dentists, perhaps honeymoons are designed to protect us from a bit of the pain and fear involved in doing something that, while scary and uncomfortable, is for our own good in the long run.

    Sue Patton Thoele (2003). “The Courage to be a Stepmom: Finding Your Place Without Losing Yourself”, p.90, Council Oak Books