Christine Meinecke, Ph.D.


Everybody Marries the Wrong Person by Christine Meinecke, Ph.D., is published by New Horizon Press.


Flutter the Dovecotes (an old English saying that means "causing a stir in a quiet setting") by Christine Meinecke was the 2009 winner of the Iowa Playwrights Workshop competition and was premiered by Tallgrass Theatre Company in January 2010.  It  is a two-act, comedic play for ensemble cast.  The action takes place on a single set - the staff lounge of a psychiatry office.  Details at


Posts on Dr. Meinecke's blog, Everybody Marries the Wrong Person, at include:

Are lowered expectations the key to happiness? 

Hey! Let your freak flag fly!

The four keys to responding constructively and not giving in

How to not take it personally

School for Girls

Disgruntled partners defend "honey-do" lists

Love Do-overs

Great Mistakes: Q&A with a reader in trouble

Great Mistakes: The Big Six Red Flags (Part 1)

Great Mistakes: The Big Six Red Flags (Part  2)

Alpha, Beta, Soulmate?: Irrelevant

This is your brain on disenchantment

The One and Only Marital Obligation

Beat the Odds Against Marital Success

Bad advice: Follow your heart

Walking the path alone: Self-responsible spouse

Self-care in a toxic world

Don't tell!  They'll banish us, you know.

Is your partner a matrimonial slacker?

How to Train Your Dragon 

New Marriage Paradigm: Self-responsible Spouse

There are no right people!

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