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Greatest Love Story

This blog post is from a dear friend of mine.. “Through all the seeking and wondering, the pain and failures, I finally found my forever one true love.” ~Yoliz Botello~

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GREATEST LOVE STORY

I’ve been sharing my story for a while now, but lately i’ve been repeating it in many places and with so many different people in my life that I never thought I would do. The opportunity simply just seems right each time. And you know what? I feel compelled to share it with you today.

Growing up I loved watching the “Cinderella” Disney movie. I’d watch it over and over again hmmm i’d say,  about every day 🙂 . I’ve always been drawn to romance movies and I catch myself always admiring good romantic relationships. I hardly watch TV, but when I do it’s usually TLC’s “Say Yes To The Dress,” as well as  “Four weddings,” and I deeply admire HGTV’s “Fixer Upper” couple. Anyway, you get the picture. I have a huge desire to one day have my very own “Cinderella story.”

At 26 years old, i’ve…

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Angry or Recovering?

The past few weeks we’ve been tackling codependency, especially the destructive impact it has on marriages. Today we conclude the series by comparing the codependent who chooses to ignore her negative patterns, with one who is living in recovery. If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you may have experienced some eye-opening moments… …

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If Only He’d Do What I Ask!

Last week we started exploring codependency, a pattern of relating that negatively affects many marriages. Quite a few times I’ve been asked, How does codependency start? The roots of codependency are established in childhood in response to a dysfunctional family setting with chaos, trauma, abuse, neglect and/or mistreatment. The child may experience shaming, judgements, blaming, …

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She’s Angry… Watch out!

I was angry at my husband. REALLY angry. For no particular reason, either. There had been no fight. No unkind words. In fact, he’d been texting and Face-Timing me on a daily basis during the week we’d been apart. I was in Northern Wisconsin for two weeks while my son visited a nearby university. So much …

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