If things are going too well, surely the other shoe is about to drop we believe.
Gladness is why gratitude feels so scary.
Gladness is what makes gratitude feel so vulnerable.
When the team gets is out of sync during a trauma resuscitation, things get chaotic and off kilter, someone will call for a reset. A ‘reset’ is common language in the trauma bays. It means that the entire team stops and resets the resuscitation. We needed a reset in our marriage, so we called for one.
It was only when I looked into his eyes that we were able to move together a one. One dance with two partners with differing steps.
It’s only when you are looking one another in the eyes that you can surrender to the rhythm of the music.
It’s only when you are looking one another in the eyes that you can dance in step together
Expectations aren’t innately good or bad, they’re not positive or negative but expectations can easily become negative and damaging to our relationships. During times of stress and frustration, expectations can cause tremendous conflict between both parties.
There are many areas where we have expectations in our marriage. Sex is no exception.
All the bringing, doing and be-ing comes at a cost, the cost of carrying this empty sort of feeling and experiencing a disconnection from others.
So I’m coming to a screeching halt with all this bringing, doing and be-ing. I’ve been so busy bringing, doing and be-ing that I’ve failed to just be, to simply show up.
Every girl needs her girls in the same way that every wife needs her people to confide in about marriage and her husband. Conflict, tension, and issues inevitably arise in relationships, and you’re going to need a team. But how do you pick who is on that team? How do you decide in whom you will confide?