Being in fellowship with others not only frees you from the burden of loneliness, it saves you from having to walk this world alone.
While the absence of my relationship has brought me tremendous pain, it has also shown me what's important.
The ugly truth about pain, is that it will cause us to disconnect from God, and loose our way.
Sometimes I don't want to be the bigger person. Sometimes, I want to be the petty, small person who has perfectly planned comebacks
It's not that I'm not an intelligent person. In fact, I pride myself on my intelligence and common sense. But when you are emotionally exhausted, overwhelmed, and anxious, it's hard to focus.
I didn't have a lot of hope for an agreement going into mediation. In fact, if someone had asked, I probably would have put money down that my "kinda husband" wasn't going to agree to anything.
With half the country's marriages ending in divorce, the demise of my own marriage may not seem that shocking. But it was shocking to me.