“It’s a great thing, this being a parent, and it’s a big job. We cannot afford to sidestep it because it’s such an opportunity; such an adventure and such a chance to grow.”
I caught myself telling my husband what he wanted to hear. And then, like a child, I was mad when I didn’t get my way.
Life will always give you little moments to practice being a submissive wife but you must watch for them.
A few years back I realized I done messed up – and I had about 40k in student loans. Woops! Not bad compared to friends – but I needed to pay them off fast before I could start a family. So I started a side gig for some extra income.
Last night I was reminded that I’m someone who does. While I have a deep need to bring value to people’s lives around me … to cheer them up … to make their days brighter. My best work is when I can do something tangible.
A family friend is getting a divorce – after only 4 years. Something about this does not surprise my sisters and I. The red flags were visible a mile away to everyone except this young man.
I love my in-laws, and my parents adore my husband. We are so blessed to have great relationships with each other’s parents. While this isn’t the case in a lot of relationships it is rather vital for the stability of a long – long term relationship.