“The ONLY Thing I Have Right Now Is the Lord.”

I’m so thankful this wife is willing to allow me to share her response to this post about two ways wives tend to respond when their husbands say they are done. Right now, things are still a mess in her circumstances and with her husband – but what I want us to see is the beauty that …

"The Worst Year of My Life. But Then… God!" – Quinn's Story

    From a dear sister in Christ, Quinn (not her real name), with her permission in response to a comment on Encouragement for Those Who Are in the Trenches. This is a long post – but it is MORE than worth it to take the time to read the whole thing: I started reading your …

A Divorce and Reconciliation Story – by the Restored Wife

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"My Husband Wanted a Divorce" – by LMS

  Why do you complain, Jacob? Why do you say, Israel, “My way is hidden from the Lord; my cause is disregarded by my God”? Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, and …

Kristin’s Story (Part 2) – Being a Peaceful Divorced Wife

Part 2 of Kristin’s story. (Please click here for Part 1.) ———————- It has been 11 months. 11 months since my husband of nearly 7 years walked out the door. 11 months since he physically left what he had already emotionally shut down. I can’t believe it’s been a year. In most ways, it feels …

A Husband Teeters on the Edge of Divorce

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Should a Christian Wife Consider Separation?

I long for all of us to honor marriage the way God desires us to. Marriage should be honored by all, and the marriage bed kept pure, for God will judge the adulterer and all the sexually immoral. (Heb. 13:4) MARRIAGE IS A COVENANT God designed marriage. It is a covenant – which is much …

Should You Strive to Please or Keep Your Husband at ANY Cost?

This post is specifically for wives who are disrespecting themselves or disrespecting God in order to put their husband on the throne of their hearts ** (please note the disclaimer about severe issues at the bottom of the post) IDOLIZING A PERSON Our culture thrives on encouraging us to idolize our spouses and be enmeshed/codependent with …

What If Your Husband Doesn’t Care about Your Feelings?

Recently, we talked about 6 Scenarios Where We May Need to Break Contact with Others. Then we talked about “What If You Want Your Husband to Cut Ties with Someone?” I shared ways that wives can influence their husbands respectfully if we feel our husbands are involved with someone who may be toxic. Generally, wives …