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Then Comes Marriage

Then Comes Marriage

With the promised ring on my finger, you’d think that I’d be comfortable in the engagement phase to tell Nathan about the dream. But I wasn’t and didn’t want any added pressure to the betrothed stage of our relationship. Though we set a date six […]

A Year Of Silence Between Us

A Year Of Silence Between Us

So, what do you do when the guy your dream revealed would one day be your husband, and who you were actually seeing—on the verge of dating, even—tells you that he doesn’t like you like that? After Nathan and I stopped seeing each other at […]

What My Dream Revealed About My Future (now) Husband

What My Dream Revealed About My Future (now) Husband

Because it’s Valentine’s Day, prepare to have your socks knocked off by what you’re about to read. Early in 2006, I learned that the guy I was on-again-off-again with was actually seeing someone consistently while stringing me along. Hurt and exhausted from years of dysfunction, […]

My Teenage Crush

My Teenage Crush

This past weekend, Nathan and I celebrated our first anniversary in the mountains of Hayesville, N.C. It was so restful, fun and peaceful. We are reluctantly returning to our usual routine. Thinking back to last year, when Nathan and I first became engaged, many of […]

A Sweet Impasse Over Twix

One of the things I love most about my marriage is that Nathan and I will often try to “out-sweet” the other. You know what that means, right? We try to anticipate the other’s needs and do sweet little things for the other. Fix the […]