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Dear Newlywed Who Feels Like She’s Failing

Hey yáll. I wrote this post so many years back and it was oxygen to me. I decided to reshare it in case it helps any newlyweds out there that are doing the thing without guests cheering them on since the wedding and honeymoon is over. I’ve got love for you, so I hope this post, all from my context, helps you. ❤ “More marriages might survive if…

Life

It comes & goes in waves

It’s been more than 2 months since the crack made its way into my heart. I’m not hurting as much, perhaps because I named my sorrow. I named my love. I dive into a lifetime of what could have been each time I close my eyes and it comforts me. Still, I’m jaded, but I’m not. I’m hopeful, but I’m not. I want it, but I don’t. This…

Life

Made to brave a wanting heart

There are times you know you should burst out crying. Times when you’re fighting tears as they stain the white of your eye because it’s not a good time. There are people here. It’s not dark yet. There’s always a reason to cover, but when tears don’t go out they dive in deep. And you can feel your heart getting heavy―insides too full tinged with pain that wants…