My Marriage Is Miserable
How I Stopped the Fighting
Sonya, Laura Doyle Certified Coach
“Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife.” —Proverbs 21:9 (NIV)
I met my husband in college, and disrespect started early—even before we got married.
He said he’d always dreamed his bride would come down the aisle followed by a long white train. I found a gown with a short train. He didn’t see until our wedding day that I had completely disregarded his wishes.
Six months into marriage, I complained bitterly to my mom and sister that I couldn’t see any advantage to being married.
I worked and he was in school, which created an awkward dynamic. He was spending my money, going golfing with his friends, or settling into a book or playing computer games at home, and I was lonely a lot. My expectations for a happy, fun, never-alone relationship were not being met.
I was miserable and told him so.But we couldn’t stop fighting, until I learned these hacks for a happy marriage. Click To Tweet Read More›