Life, Marriage, Relationships

Letting Go of Unmet Expectations in Marriage

A lot of the time life can feel unfair. Part of this feeling comes from expectations being unmet. I certainly expected my present circumstances to be different. I thought I'd work before having a baby, that I'd be in my own home, that I'd live near my family and friends. However, that's not how life… Continue reading Letting Go of Unmet Expectations in Marriage

Newlywed Reflections, Uncategorized

5 Traits I’m Glad I Didn’t Settle on in my Husband Newlywed Reflections~Month 7

To read the rest of this series click here: Newlywed Reflections The last month has not been fun. Between the end of the semester deadlines and ongoing car trouble, I've been struggling to not feel overwhelmed and stressed. At the same time, I'm incredibly grateful to our family for helping Mike and me over the past… Continue reading 5 Traits I’m Glad I Didn’t Settle on in my Husband Newlywed Reflections~Month 7

Marriage, Newlywed Reflections

Why You Should be Willing to Love What Your Spouse Loves Newlywed Reflections~Month 3

To read the rest of this series click here: Newlywed Reflections Yay 3 months, a quarter of a year! Time is just flying by. This summer has been pretty busy between birthdays, tournaments, work, bachelor/bachelorette parties, family and just keeping up with life. It has also been one of the greatest summers filled with late-night adventures,… Continue reading Why You Should be Willing to Love What Your Spouse Loves Newlywed Reflections~Month 3

Marriage, Newlywed Reflections

I Thought I’d be a Perfect Wife Newlywed Reflections~Month 2

To read the rest of this series click here: Newlywed Reflections I Thought I'd be a Perfect Wife... I'm using a bit of hyperbole here, but I thought I would be a whole lot better at this wife thing. I've read marriage books, listened to countless Focus on the Family Podcasts, read blog after blog on… Continue reading I Thought I’d be a Perfect Wife Newlywed Reflections~Month 2

Marriage, Newlywed Reflections

What Surprised Me About our First Month of Marriage Newlywed Reflections~Month 1

To read the rest of this series click here: Newlywed Reflections As of June 7th, Michael and I have been married for one month!! When we were engaged time seemed to move super slow, since we've been married time has flown by! Lately, I've been thinking a lot about this past month and what I've learned, been… Continue reading What Surprised Me About our First Month of Marriage Newlywed Reflections~Month 1

dating, Relationships, Singleness

Encouragement for Single Women

A lot of times I feel very discouraged that I haven't met the right guy or have never been in a relationship. Especially when I see other couples holding hands, working out at the gym together or at a party. It's hard not to feel sad and lonely. When I'm feeling down I try to remember… Continue reading Encouragement for Single Women