It had taken years of bitterness on my part to get to this miserable place between us. I could no longer even sit in the same room with my husband. The silence of having nothing left to say was deafening. We just sat, staring at one another wondering what in the world we could ever … Continue reading A Place Where I Belong
I'd roll my eyes and throw my hands up. I was so hardheaded that accepting any advice from my husband was out of the question in my mind. I would murmur under my breath, "He has no right to advise me on how to live my life!" Before I knew it the harsh words were … Continue reading Why Is It Important To Take Our Husband’s Advice?
I had come to the end of my rope. There was nowhere left to run, nowhere else to hide. I'd been down every long lost road, until everything in my life came crashing down. On this day, my daughter had run away from home and was nowhere left to be found. There was nothing but … Continue reading How God Mends the Heart of a Broken Family
It was decades later, well into my marriage, and with two kids, that I realized I had forfeited something deep inside of my soul. I'm not sure how so much time had passed before I woke up to the fact that I had disconnected from what I created for. I was so angry at myself, … Continue reading When we Lose Ourselves in our Marriages
It was the last straw. I wanted out of my life. I was tired of feeling like I was barely noticed by my husband for so many years. All he did was work, work, work ... while I folded the neverending laundry. What a bore my life had turned out to be. How unsatisfied I … Continue reading God Doesn’t Make Empty Promises
Anger, resentment and bitterness are not healthy ways to convey emotions to our spouses. Take it from my own twenty five years of experience, as bitterness nearly destroyed my marriage. This kind of behavior does not encourage anyone to want to please their spouse. Nasty reactions will only build walls of isolation and create distance … Continue reading Nine Keys Points On How To Stay Married For A Lifetime
I was broken. I may not have been fully aware of the extent of my brokenness, but I had come to a point where I could no longer go on living (or not living) the way that I was. I was completely disconnected from my own reality. Most of the time living in sheer fantasy, … Continue reading Married for a Lifetime