one? All kidding aside, this is my third marriage. Fortunately, I finally learned how to balance April's casual —
j i •, • , , Excerpt from Vibrations interview with Robert L. Bluemle and polite interest in magic and mentalism against my intense, compulsive, and obsessive love affair with the mystic arts. Several years ago, I wrote a lengthy article on the subject, but I didn't get much feedback. Perhaps I hit a very sensitive area, one that most of my peers would prefer not to address. At any rate, I'll try to sum it up by referring to my own experience.
Regardless of whether magic or mentalism is a full or parttime occupation, or a fervent avocation, you should put your family's welfare first and foremost. I'm sure there are other activities that can become just as all-consuming, but to allow ourselves to become so selfish that we cheat our loved ones of the time and attention they deserve, need and are entitled to, is a miscarriage of marriage you'll one day regret.
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