It’s just before 11 p.m. on a Saturday night and Centretown Pub is packed. Men and women – but mostly men – sit in the dimly lit pub chatting, laughing and drinking. Every table is taken and several more people lean up against the mirrored walls or the bar.
Some people take their winter vacation in a Caribbean paradise. But Dan Joly’s getaway is a hot, steamy dance floor on the edge of Centretown.
It’s 7 p.m. Past the Saturday night hustle and bustle of Elgin Street and the usual crowd at Dunn’s deli, Knox Presbyterian Church quietly opens its doors.
Marriage is never easy for any couple. But for John Deschamps and his wife Karen, the past few years have been an uphill battle. They struggle to find time alone with each other, they sleep in separate beds and bicker about money. They have their problems just like any other couple.