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How do you let go of hurt? It's easy to say, "Let go and let God." "Forgive your husband." "Forgive yourself." "Give it to God." It's easy to say those things, but it isn't so easy to do them. Healing is a process—and so is forgiving.

Holding On | The Forgiven Wife

How do you let go of hurt? It's easy to say, "Let go and let God." "Forgive your husband." "Forgive yourself." "Give it to God." It's easy to say those things, but it isn't so easy to do them. Healing is a process—and so is forgiving.

How can you find peace when you’ve made so many changes and your husband has barely budged? This post gives you eight ideas for how you can respond.

When You’ve Changed and Your Husband Has Stayed the Same | The Forgiven Wife

How can you find peace when you’ve made so many changes and your husband has barely budged? This post gives you eight ideas for how you can respond.

Crossroads in marriage sometimes are obvious; other times we don't realize until after the fact that we made a decision that shaped the trajectory of our marriage. In the rawness of those moments, it isn't always easy to see where we are going. In this post I share parts of a message I wrote to Big Guy during one of those raw moments when I was approaching what would turn out to be a crossroads.

In the Raw | The Forgiven Wife

Crossroads in marriage sometimes are obvious; other times we don't realize until after the fact that we made a decision that shaped the trajectory of our marriage. In the rawness of those moments, it isn't always easy to see where we are going. In this post I share parts of a message I wrote to Big Guy during one of those raw moments when I was approaching what would turn out to be a crossroads.

If you are unhappy, chances are that your husband is, too. And chances are that both of you need to make some changes. Stop waiting for your husband to take the first step. Someone needs to go first, and it might as well be you.

You Go First | The Forgiven Wife

If you are unhappy, chances are that your husband is, too. And chances are that both of you need to make some changes. Stop waiting for your husband to take the first step. Someone needs to go first, and it might as well be you.

As I worked on myself to change my sexual interactions with my husband, I began to see him as a child of God, just like me—imperfect, sinful, with a hurting heart. The walls around the black hole of my heart began to thin and weaken, and the hurt began to escape. The pain and hopelessness drained from my heart, to be replaced by joy, contentment, and hope. Somewhere along the way from where I was to where I am now, I learned to forgive my husband.

Be Still | The Forgiven Wife

As I worked on myself to change my sexual interactions with my husband, I began to see him as a child of God, just like me—imperfect, sinful, with a hurting heart. The walls around the black hole of my heart began to thin and weaken, and the hurt began to escape. The pain and hopelessness drained from my heart, to be replaced by joy, contentment, and hope. Somewhere along the way from where I was to where I am now, I learned to forgive my husband.

As I worked on myself to change my sexual interactions with my husband, I began to see him as a child of God, just like me—imperfect, sinful, with a hurting heart. The walls around the black hole of my heart began to thin and weaken, and the hurt began to escape. The pain and hopelessness drained from my heart, to be replaced by joy, contentment, and hope. Somewhere along the way from where I was to where I am now, I learned to forgive my husband.

Be Still | The Forgiven Wife

As I worked on myself to change my sexual interactions with my husband, I began to see him as a child of God, just like me—imperfect, sinful, with a hurting heart. The walls around the black hole of my heart began to thin and weaken, and the hurt began to escape. The pain and hopelessness drained from my heart, to be replaced by joy, contentment, and hope. Somewhere along the way from where I was to where I am now, I learned to forgive my husband.

Do you allow yourself to experience full sexual freedom with your husband, or do your responses reflect sexual inhibitions? If you haven’t yet embraced your full sexuality, what is your next step?

Are You Naked and Unashamed? | The Forgiven Wife

Do you allow yourself to experience full sexual freedom with your husband, or do your responses reflect sexual inhibitions?

If you are unhappy, chances are that your husband is, too. And chances are that both of you need to make some changes. Stop waiting for your husband to take the first step. Someone needs to go first, and it might as well be you.

You Go First | The Forgiven Wife

If you are unhappy, chances are that your husband is, too. And chances are that both of you need to make some changes. Stop waiting for your husband to take the first step. Someone needs to go first, and it might as well be you.

Sex can be a means to intimacy for both you and your husband. Intimacy In Marriage, Best Marriage Advice, Godly Marriage, Save My Marriage, Marriage Relationship, Relationships Love, Love And Marriage, Healthy Relationships, Marriage Issues

When I Stopped Seeing Sex as Sex | The Forgiven Wife

Sex can be a means to intimacy for both you and your husband.

If sexual intimacy is tangled up with other issues in your life, you can begin to untangle the mess, one step at a time. Intimacy Issues, First Step, Tangled, Forgiveness, Improve Yourself, Communication, Marriage, Relationship, Teaching

Untangle Your Mess | The Forgiven Wife

If sexual intimacy is tangled up with other issues in your life, you can begin to untangle the mess, one step at a time.

If you've avoided sex for a long time and have started to work on it, that's fantastic. Just because you're doing better at having sex doesn't mean you're comfortable talking about it, right? There's only one way to get better at it, and that's to talk about it anyway, even if it's embarrassing or hard. This post shares some tips to help you out.

Sex Talks | The Forgiven Wife

If you've avoided sex for a long time and have started to work on it, that's fantastic. Just because you're doing better at having sex doesn't mean you're comfortable talking about it, right? There's only one way to get better at it, and that's to talk about it anyway, even if it's embarrassing or hard. This post shares some tips to help you out.

How can you find peace when you’ve made so many changes and your husband has barely budged? This post gives you eight ideas for how you can respond.

When You’ve Changed and Your Husband Has Stayed the Same | The Forgiven Wife

How can you find peace when you’ve made so many changes and your husband has barely budged? This post gives you eight ideas for how you can respond.

Even if you aren't quite ready to work on sex in your marriage, there are still some things you can do to move forward. Praying For Your Husband, Love You Husband, Distance Relationship Quotes, Relationship Tips, Online Dating Advice, Dating Tips, Marriage Help, Marriage Advice, Past Relationships

Not Ready to Work on Sex Yet? Try These Four Things | The Forgiven Wife

Even if you aren't quite ready to work on sex in your marriage, there are still some things you can do to move forward.

I expected some things to improve when I began to work on sex—but there are some benefits that caught me by surprise.

Unexpected Benefits: 10 Years of Growth | The Forgiven Wife

I expected some things to improve when I began to work on sex—but there are some benefits that caught me by surprise.

Discomfort is often the impetus to growth. Are you uncomfortable enough in your marriage to want to make some changes? What will it take? Forgiveness, Marriage, Take That, How To Make, Valentines Day Weddings, Mariage, Weddings, Casamento, Letting Go

Are You Uncomfortable? | The Forgiven Wife

Discomfort is often the impetus to growth. Are you uncomfortable enough in your marriage to want to make some changes? What will it take?

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A Loveliness of Links ~ August 2020 | The Forgiven Wife

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