When Marriage Doesn’t Work Out


Christmas 2003. Oh, I remember it well. It was the first time my (now ex ) husband disappeared. He’d been acting weird that morning. Told me he loved me and looked into my eyes that little bit longer (not in a longing way, but a foreboding way). Even now as I retell the story, it is so obvious things in my marriage were not right.

When marriage doesn’t work out

Later that evening, I would come home to a handwritten note: “I don’t know myself. You deserve better. I’m sorry. Don’t come looking for me.

I was 21 and had wide eyes for this marriage. I couldn’t understand how someone could supposedly love you so much but also do such awful things to you. I mean, I had done everything right, hadn’t I? I had met him while in youth group at my church, we did Bible College together, and even abstained from sex until marriage. It’s supposed to work when you do these things. Right?

How wrong I was.

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Diana is a spirituality life coach who works with anxious women who want to say ‘yes’ more. She knows what it feels like to be in a place of darkness – to not know yourself and where your inner light went – and how to move forward once you come out the other side. With ten years experience as a high school teacher, Diana asks the right questions to guide you into a deep acceptance of who you are helping you see your true beauty. You can learn more about Diana and get instant access to the Freebie Vault (free e-books, guides, prayers + toolkits), when you sign up on the V.I.P list. You can also send an email to Diana at: thebutterflyhouse@dianabraybrooke.com.

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