marriage

Less of me, more of you.. my journey toward being the supportive wife

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.Β  So I am learning to play the supportive wife role, for real – after almost 3 years of marriage. (more…)

Marriage – why-fore doth thou be so hard?

We see this phrase everywhere right? Marriage is tough. Marriage is not for the faint of heart. Β  There are thousands of books on how to deal with all these aspects of marriage and what could go wrong. Psychologists making millions in couples therapy because that’s just it. Marriage is HARD! On days when my own marriage is less than picture perfect, I spend a morning working myself up. Justifying with myself on why he is so wrong, why I should feel what I am feeling. Telling myself it’s okay to be angry. Talking through how I am going to guilt him. What I’m gonna do to make him feel the extent of my anger.

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