Tag Archives: marital recovery

Dust Settles and Fog Lifts

There are no shortage of metaphors/analogies/idioms used in describing marital crisis. Dust clouds, dense fog, a maze of tunnels, wandering the desert . . . to name a few. For me, I think the rejection was the hardest to bear, … Continue reading

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Fermata’s Redefined

I’m a couple weeks away from the day a year ago that my husband first left me.  It doesn’t sound quite right to call it an anniversary, but I can’t deny that the date, Nov. 8th, carries weight for me. … Continue reading

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Culpability in Marital Breakdown

Important: this is not a post for anyone who is in an abusive relationship. This is for ‘normal’ marriage crisis. This is the hardest post to write by far.   When you’re already feeling cast upon the heaps of emotional … Continue reading

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“Take Care of Yourself”

Do you sometimes think, “if I had a dollar for every time someone tells me that . . . “.  We say it to each other in times of distress because we desperately want our friend/loved one to be okay. … Continue reading

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“How could you do this to our family?”

I’m still asking this question in my mind 16 months after the fact, and my husband is happily back home with me. This kind of thing has a very long tail, of that there is no doubt. I’d like to … Continue reading

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It Takes a Village to Save a Marriage

Choose your village carefully. Each person you allow into your village will have an important voice at a time when you are feeling fragile. I had only two voices for many months and those two were like solid gold. They … Continue reading

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The First Post. Yes!!

I always said that my first line for this blog would be, “Sweetheart, you’ve gotta grow up overnight”.  What do I mean by that?  I am a 52 year old woman, now 30 years married who is talking to you … Continue reading

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