The battle to become one

The battle to become one

Two opposing perspectives vs. one shared goal. Welcome to marriage! This was a snippet of a conversation between myself and my husband, and based on me telling you that I am more of a dreamer whereas he is more of a realist, you can easily tell who said what as shared above. I smiled as I recalled the conversation while writing those words, as it perfectly sums up the journey of navigating married life...

Back to how we used to be…

Back to how we used to be…

I remember how just seeing your smile would fill me with butterflies, and every time you saw me your eyes lit up like stars! What happened to those two people who were so wrapped up in each other's company? What happened to those two people who were CERTAIN that this must be love? What happened to us...?

What if they find out we’re unhappy?

What if they find out we’re unhappy?

Masks... We don't like when others wear them, but we're no stranger to wearing them either! You could be having the worst day, but you've mastered the art of being able to keep the world from knowing it. After all, you learned to keep your feelings to yourself and never learned how to ask for help. It is due to issues like these that we fall into the destructive pattern of suffering in silence...

I’ll pay for your debt

I’ll pay for your debt

I felt so embarrassed to be telling my husband (boyfriend at the time) that I was in debt... Let's be real, there are certain conversations that we'd just rather not have for fear of exposing our vulnerabilities and ruining the perception that this person has of us. The newness of a relationship is like buying a new car - we notice all the beautiful things about it and we can't wait to take to the road! But as soon as a warning light comes on that signals an issue, then we have to find out what is causing the problem. This is usually a hidden issue, and one that we wouldn't have seen just by looking at the car...