2012…we were battered and bruised, exhausted, every bit the picture of the walking wounded. Financial strain, the depletion of ourselves that came with parenting so many special needs children, surviving crisis after crisis, always emerging a little more beaten down each time had taken a toll on our marriage. We were both hurting.
Around us, one marriage, then another, then another, and another and another began to fall like dominoes including family and close friends. We heard from some that life was easier now that they were separated and there were days when giving up looked almost tempting. Staying together felt like it would be an uphill climb and we were both so tired that it was daunting.
To read more of our story and to hear how we were able to better our marriage, continue reading on the Managing Your Blessings site as part of their series on 31 Days to a Better Marriage.