Category Archives: married life

On a television show

I just watched the last episode of Friday Night Lights.  I started watching the show before I was engaged, before the man I love moved in, before we got married.  For someone who didn’t have a lot of positive examples of what a healthy marriage looked like growing up, the marriage between the characters of […]

For better and for worse

A few days ago something very tragic happened: I was pregnant and we discovered we had unexpectedly lost the baby.  Today is our first wedding anniversary, and as you can imagine it suddenly wasn’t the 100% happy occasion that we had hoped it would be. We went back to our wedding location and today we […]

On feeling proud

At dinner with my husband tonight I was suddenly aware of a new emotion: I felt proud.  Not proud of him, which has happened before.  I just found myself thinking that he is a good man and I am the woman who is lucky enough to be married to him.  That’s a good type of […]