Life In General

Dear Young Me: Letters To My Past Self (#6)

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Dear twenty-one year old Lauren,

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Do you know what’s happening in this picture? Aside from the panic attack you are not-so-obviously having, you’re on one of your very first dates with your future husband. I don’t really know why the two of you thought it would be a good idea to take a picture together immediately, but I guess it all worked out, didn’t it?

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“Stupid” Fights

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My husband and I get into the stupidest fights. Like, really. I’m sure you’re thinking, “Oh, me and my husband/wife/fiancé/girlfriend/whatever get into stupid fights too!” I’m sure you do. But I honestly think if there was a competition for stupid fights, we would place in the top 10.  Continue reading ““Stupid” Fights”

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Erasing The Stigma: Post-Marital Counselling

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As many young Christian couples do, Jeff and I went through pre-marital counselling sessions during the months of our engagement. At least within the Christian community, this is widely accepted. Actually, most pastors request or even require you to do pre-marital counselling before they will perform your ceremony. But what about after the wedding? Does your need for counselling disappear?   Continue reading “Erasing The Stigma: Post-Marital Counselling”