RHYMES AND REASONS
Remembering what we're prone to forget
by Greg Asimakoupoulos
February 17, 2012
There is a movie called "The Vow"
* Actually, the plot of "The Vow" deals with the true-life events of the Kim and Krickett Carpenter and the resulting dementia that Krickett experienced after a car accident. What I am attempting to address in this poem is the tendency many couples have to forget what they promised their mate at the front of a church on their wedding day. Admittedly, that's a different kind of memory loss, but a damanging kind of forgetfulness nonetheless. Gratefully, marriages that experience "dementia by inattention" can be restored through reprogramming daily behavior and choosing to act lovingly (even when romantic feelings are dormant).
** The plot of the movie is best explained by going to the following website:
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