Dating your husband again
Trying to find our footing once the press tapered off.Trying to decide if we should move or not, which we didn’t.
The truth is, my husband Mike and I were fighting all of the time. We first met through mutual friends at the end of high school.As days turned into months, we officially started dating and never looked back.Six years later, we bought a house and got married.Believe it or not, this is a fairly common question.If it’s come up recently between you and your spouse, take heart. Read more Series The parallel between romantic love and God’s relationship with His people is a theme that runs all the way through Scripture, and it has a great deal to teach us about the spiritual dimension of marriage.Found out we were expecting spontaneous twins and the life-alterning pregnancy that followed.
The financial strain of adding two new members to our family, mostly because of the help we needed to hire to survive.
Mike was becoming increasingly irritable, short tempered and impatient.
I found myself dreading Mike coming home from work, and for the first time in the fourteen years we had been together, I was starting to picture what life would be like if we were apart. We started communicating, and during that open and honest discussion, I confided in Mike that if things continued on this path, I wouldn’t always be there.
Then, after becoming parents to our son, he had a really difficult time, struggling with sensory issues and a language delay. Although she was a much needed ray of sunshine, we were so burnt out from our son, that our love of parenting was dissapearing and we were just going through the motions. Just as we were able to pick ourselves up, another wave would come crashing down on us, throwing us to the ground. We enjoyed watching TV together after our kids were in bed, and that seemed to be enough. After deciding our family wasn’t complete, we started trying for another baby.
But again, the waves of crisis reappeared and we were not ready…We experienced one year of secondary infertility, with two early miscarriages.
Finally, our four-year-old suddenly started going through an extreme period of anxiety and we had to help her find her way out of the darkness.