Marriage Issues

Is My Marriage A Mistake?

I use to struggle with consuming thoughts of doubt, unsure if my husband and I were truly in love. This doubt haunted me! Those first four years of marriage were the most trying. Instead of feeling fulfilled that I was finally a wife in a happily-ever-after kind of love relationship, I found myself in amidst a combat zone defending my life and sanity. I yearned to have a perfect marriage, a perfect life… I was unprepared for the challenges we faced as a couple… I often doubted our love and wondered… Is my marriage a mistake? It is incredibly difficult to have hope in a relationship where doubt has infiltrated. I wish I could tell you I persevered and remained faithful about my marriage and the purpose

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Healthy Marriages Start with Healthy People

But may the righteous be glad and rejoice before God; may they be happy and joyful. Psalm 68:3 Truth be told, many of us read marriage blogs with the hope of finding that key to a happy, healthy marriage. What can we do differently, better, more intentionally to save our marriage, heal our marriage, strengthen our marriage, or improve our marriage? For a number of years, my own marriage was in the pit – a black hole of frustration and despair. I asked myself Are we going to make it? more often than I care to think about now. Was I neglecting our marriage? Actually, during that time I read marriage books, attended marriage classes, listened to marriage sermons, and even went to couples’ counseling. I wholeheartedly

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9 Things That Helped Me Overcome Pornography

Not too long ago a brave Unveiled Wife Contributor, Shannon Chilson, transparently shared her personal struggle with pornography.  Her words resonated with me and many other women. It is an issue that isn’t really talked about, especially in Christian environments, the very places we desire to find help from our vices. We need to address the issue of pornography and the truth that women are just as tempted to sin sexually as men are.  Our culture has ingrained in our minds that pornography is a man’s struggle. It is indeed a man’s struggle, and my prayer is that a revolution happens where men stand against this issue strongly. But I also want to address that pornography is just as much of a woman’s struggle, and it is time that we stand

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Do You Confront Your Husband When He Embarrasses You?

I am married to King David. Theoretically speaking, of course. Maybe you’ve heard people at church talk about having a “David Heart.” Yep. I married that guy. I find the historic King David to be fascinating. David has a reputation of being an old testament man with a new testament heart. He is known for his grace, patience, justice and sensitivity. He is known for the way in which he worshiped God. He loved the Lord with an uninhibited heart so much that his behavior was even called undignified, by his own wife. But David was something else very important. He was a warrior. He was known for his many victorious battles. And his many internal battles. He was a sinner. The man had struggles.

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My Addiction To Pornography – Its Not Just a Man’s Issue

Opening my heart is never easy. Yet, here I am. I want others to learn from my testimony.  I struggle to name this sin, yet millions of people all over the world struggle with it too. I pray you not pass judgment upon me. I plead for you to take this issue seriously. I pray for those who struggle like I did, to never give up because when the flesh of a sinful man or woman calls out, it calls loud and long. The flesh cries out to have its desires fulfilled, even if its wrong. The personal example I want to share with you in that of my own addiction to pornography. It’s not just a man’s issue. Yes, even women struggle with these

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Is Your Marriage Being Attacked?

Attack (definition): take aggressive action against (a place or enemy forces) with weapons or armed force typically in a battle or war. I have them often. I find I usually have them right before GOD is doing something HUGE in my life. They are awful, down right horrible at times. Attacks are not something I ever want, pray for or desire for anyone…but in a weird peaceful way they make me smile looking at them through God’s eyes. I sometimes become numb in the attack and do not feel the excruciating pain because God allows me to see the attack through His eyes and it better helps me to understand why I am where I am. The enemy HATES ME! Praise GOD, the enemy HATES ME because I

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