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Emily Goulet

living near grandparents
City Life

My 96-Year-Old Grandfather Moved to Town a Few Years Ago, and Nothing’s Been the Same Since

After decades in which I knew him from afar, my grandfather now lives 10 minutes away. I wasn’t used to having him around, and now he’s everywhere.

City Life

Rachel Levine Is Saving Pennsylvania — and Becoming an Accidental Icon in the Process

Public health officials are having a moment, and Pennsylvania’s own has offered a steady, composed, data-driven approach in a time when others have peddled panic and false hope.

working from home with spouse
City Life

Now That We Work From Home, My Husband and I Have Front-Row Seats to Each Other’s Professional Lives

And it’s weird.

elderly married couple
City Life

An Update on the Elderly Married Couple Featured in Our April Issue

And how to cheer up other couples like them.

open marriage
City Life

Love, Money, Sex, Cheating: The Real Stories of 10 Philly Marriages

An unfiltered, unvarnished look at what “till death do us part” means now.

spouse with ms
City Life

My Husband Was Diagnosed With MS a Year Into Our Marriage

“I remember Peter called me from a conference and said, ‘Something’s wrong with my leg. It feels numb.’ ”

long-distance marriage
City Life

My Husband Lives 3,000 Miles Away

“We try to see each other at least once every three months. I think it almost allows us to live really great lives, because we have to be present.”

how often married couples have sex
City Life

Here’s How Often Married People in Philly Have Sex

And other stats from our Philadelphia marriage survey.

die from alzheimer's
City Life

I’m Watching My Wife of 71 Years Die From Alzheimer’s

“I know there’s no relief for Norma. I just pray that she dies a happy death.”

open marriage
City Life

We’ve Been Married 10 Months, and We Haven’t Stopped Seeing Other People

“We have a very active Google calendar. And we are good at finding moments to hook up with people that don’t take time from the other.”

marriage survived affair
City Life

He Had a Two-Year Affair With Someone Who Knows Me

“I was mad at his family, because his family has a lot of adultery in it, so I was like, Oh, thanks a lot for giving me this dude.

separate finances marriage
City Life

We’re Married, But We’re Keeping Our Finances Separate

“I have no idea how much is in his account. I think he told me like a month ago, and I remember being like, oh, really?”

balance work and marriage
City Life

We Both Became Super-Successful — and It Almost Broke Our Marriage

“We were one-percenters. It’s kind of addictive at first … but then we started to lose ourselves in the process.”

marriage contract
City Life

Every Five Years We Decide if We Want to Be Married for Five More

“My girlfriends are always like, ‘Did you decide yet?’ It’s like, no, we’re working on it.”

secret marriage
City Life

We Had to Keep Our Marriage a Secret From Our Families

Finally getting their parents’ blessing was like “pulling off the biggest heist.”