We Cannot Guarantee Success, But We Can Deserve It

I was surprised that Tim and I both reached a point in our marriage where we really didn’t like each other. Our expectations weren’t met. Our dreams weren’t realized. And we blamed each other. Marriage is even more difficult when you feel like you’re doing all the giving and not receiving anything back. Over time I grew bitter because I …






When Your Marriage Is Unraveling & It’s All You Can Do Just To Breathe

Breathe. Just Breathe. How many times in the past several months did I tell myself to simply focus on pulling air in and out of my lungs? For those of us who have felt our marriage unraveling, we have days where we’re so overwhelmed by agony and despair that we can’t think straight. The pain of our spouse’s betrayal and …






Be Gentle With Yourself – Let Your Heart Grieve

Last week was a good one, compared to the many struggles we’ve faced recently. For a couple who hasn’t been getting long very well over the past several months, Tim and I have certainly come together in regards to the posts I’m writing. The only way to explain it is God, because only a month ago we thought this marriage …






The First Thing I Did Wrong In My Marriage…

I never understood how couples who claim to be Christians could allow themselves to go down the road toward divorce. After all, it’s not that hard to be kind and loving toward your spouse. Until it is. I had no idea just how hard marriage can be for some couples, how complicated life could get when we’re not paying attention. …






Coming Clean About My Current Marriage Struggles

Good morning, friends. I want to thank you again for your loyalty to my blog despite my sporadic posts over the past several months! I’ve decided to change directions for a little while and I hope I can count on you for support. Only a few dear friends know that my marriage has been in trouble over the past year, …