If there is one gift I am thankful for, it is the gift of a healthy marriage. My husband is my very best friend and I love that we get to paint the portrait of our lives together! From raising babies to building businesses and ministries, doing it all with him in a healthy and fulfilling marriage makes the journey so sweet!
With that said, where we are today is not where we started two and a half years ago. The first year of our marriage was pretty rocky and there were a lot of unhealthy habits and traits from which we needed to purge ourselves. With the help of the Holy Spirit, we were able to do the much needed heavy lifting on our hearts so that we could better serve one another in our marriage and actually enjoy it.
Doing life with another human isn't as glamorous as the movies make it out to be. Marriage takes much intentional work, sacrifice, and love. Sometimes, no matter how much we prepare beforehand, we can find ourselves in a union that lacks the health and vigor that God wants us to experience. Praise God that even when we find ourselves in a marriage that is unhealthy, he is able to redeem and restore our marriage to full life and strength. Here are 10 things, in no particular order, that are never present in a healthy marriage.
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