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A father’s strength protects, supports and puts family first. But what about when he can’t heal, mend or make it better?

Can my prayer reach his suffering?

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I wanted to barge into his memories. This man that nine years ago I swore to always cherish, I wanted to cherish now the part of him I never knew.

There Are Twenty-Three Years of My Husband That I Don’t Know

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I come to this battle armed with phrases like “unfair-mental-load”, “I-never-get-a-break” and “you-just-don’t-understand.” But friends, I have been fighting the wrong enemy.

My Husband Is Not My Enemy.

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Never would I have imagined as I held my first baby such fearful responsibility would become my sustenance. Nor was I prepared when such love vied for first love.

Don’t Put Your Marriage On Hold For Their Sake

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The constant ding of her tablet, sitting on the table in front of her, was a relentless distraction from our meal. That is, until she turned the device toward her husband, and I realized…

I thought they were rude. But then they taught me a life lesson on marriage.

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It is one thing to get to know the love of your life before you slip those wedding bands onto each other’s fingers. It is a whole different thing to continue to get to know them years after you speak those vows.

How I Met My Husband After Seven Years Of Marriage Together

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It was that frightening hour. You know. 4 pm. Before the husband gets home. And when you have just about reached the end of all you can give. But then he sent that text message.

How To Turn Your Loved One’s Day Around In A Few Words

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Finally I see him, and for the first time in days I forget about the call from the doctor telling me that I might have pre-cancerous cells on my cervix.

He Showed Me How To Believe When I Was Losing Hope

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Please don’t ever think that I say this because I don’t love you enough. No my sons, I say this precisely because I love you so impossibly much.

An Open Letter To My Boys About Why Daddy Comes First

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There is a bigger promise I should have made to you that day as we slipped gold bands of promise around each other’s fingers; one I could not have imagined back then would need a vow to stand behind it.

An Open Letter To My Husband About The Vow I Failed To Make On Our Wedding Day

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