Everybody has doubts about their relationship from time to time. It’s painful when you feel like your values don’t match, or your husband is engaging in behavior that you never would have condoned, or his parenting is not at all what you see your children needing to thrive. What if such doubts make you question your own judgment about having said “I do”? It’s an exhausting and scary place to be. What if your marriage is a big mistake—then you should leave, right? But what if you devastate your husband and kids and end up breaking your own heart too? It’s a terrible quandary not knowing what the right decision is. It’s tempting to jump on the fence and stay there. But doubt is the devil. It eats away at the joy and connection you could otherwise be having if you could find your faith, and it pretends that you have no choice but to suffer or leave. On today’s episode of The Empowered Wife Podcast, we’re talking about 3 tips to deal with relationship doubts.
With no physical intimacy for two years, my guest Irena and her husband were both miserable. The marriage counselor told them they had no chance of survival and fired them as clients. But things got a lot better when Irena made a discovery and ran with it. Today she says her marriage is exactly where she wants it to be—and getting better every day.
Plus, the Worst Relationship Advice of the Week A ward goes to a T-shirt that a student was too embarrassed to take a picture of in front of her husband and kids.