2018 was a really tough year, tough on our health as a family, on our finances, on our social lives… and the toughest on our marriage. Not because I love my husband any less, because I don’t. Really just because I have been struggling to connect. Connecting with your spouse is hard.
YUCK! It even feels terrible writing that.
I might be completely alone and speaking blankly to the internet on this one. But our current situation has really forced me to dig deep, to be a better person and wife. Don’t get me wrong. I love my husband, and I am in full support of his business venture. And everything that goes with it. But there is a thin line between support, and pressure as I have mentioned before. There is also an even thinner line between support and taking over. So I am learning to play the supportive wife role, for real – after almost 3 years of marriage. (more…)
Last week I shared about my mental battle with breastfeeding. And then I just went quiet. I got such positive feedback. Thank you to everyone who read my post and felt the need to comment it means so much to me. Some people said, stop slow down you are pushing yourself so hard. Which after reading them I was, guess what? Relieved to read. I needed someone to just say. Hey! It’s okay. Not someone though. My husband. He has been supporting me this whole time. It is how I got this far. But now… Dear husband, stop supporting me please. (more…)
Valentines, a day to celebrate ALL kinds of love. There are so many different views on whether one should or shouldn’t celebrate. How it is so bad to celebrate it, because you should be loving one another every day and I’m sure you too, have heard them all. Ian and I aren’t big on Valentines – (more…)