Posts about Relationships
What to Do When Your Love Grows Cold
When I met my husband, I fell madly in love. Like, over-the-moon, lose-track-of-time, I-don’t-care-what-day-it-is type of love. It was new for me. As someone who always followed the rules, who never missed a class, who went to bed at a decent time, I suddenly felt “beside myself” with love for this man. I missed classes. I stayed up till the wee hours of the night. I went on spontaneous adventures with him. I thought of him during the day. I dreamed of him during the night. It was exciting. It was euphoric. And it didn’t last forever. I know. Like, why not, right? Why can’t “first love” feelings last forever?
1 Reason You Can't Accept Yourself
Jesus tells us He loves us. But why do we have such a hard time believing it? One reason may be because many of us struggle to accept “all” of ourselves. The “good,” the “light” the “joyful” parts? No problem. But the parts that make poor decisions? The parts we deem “bad” or “dark”? These are a lot harder to accept.
When Your Teen Shuts the Door
Yesterday my 13-year-old came home, went to his room and shut the door. I felt like he had shut the door on me.
5 Ways to Get over Valentine’s Day Disappointment
If you’re bracing yourself for a bummer Valentine’s Day, here are 5 ways to “dis” the disappointment and experience the day with a bit more optimism