I decided to do a three part segment on Marriage and some things I have learned during the last 14 years of wedded bliss and almost 18 years in a relationship with my husband in which we have faced our share of adversity and struggles.
Marriage can be fun, beautiful and so rewarding, but the one thing that nobody tells you on your wedding day is how hard it is, how much work it requires and if you do not nurture it it can very quickly wither up and die, like a flower in the desert heat!
I entered into my marriage pretty idealistically and with a lot of silly expectations. I brought with me way too much sass and this incredible need to be right all the time. My husband brought his own ideas and idiosyncrasies. Adding us together, mixing us up, throwing in some good times and struggle on top of struggle there have been some dark moments. The thing we are proud of is that though there were times where we almost got lost in the struggles, we dug in, put in some very hard work and today we are lucky to not just call each other partners but we are best friends.
There will be times that we may not like each other but those are the times that we remind ourselves how much we love each other. We have shared some great times together and some times that have made our heads spin. My need, or desire to share this with you comes from a good place in my heart that wants everyone in a relationship that is facing hard times or daily struggles to know that you are not alone and it is normal. I even share some tips about things that have worked for us.
Join me for a fun and honest look into being Naked and Afraid in a marriage in the 21st century.
Thanks for joining me, I would love to hear your feedback and I adore your marriage stories.