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True Life: My Marriage Helped Me Heal from Childhood Rape Trauma

Emotional trauma, especially traumatic events in childhood, can rewire the brain to create innate reactions like panic, terror, anger, etc. in potentially similar situations. Psychologically speaking, it’s the most basic form of self-preservation. Shortly after I got married, deep, old wounds re-opened, and I knew I would have a rough road ahead.  When I was […]

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10 Ways to Invest in your Relationship Instead of Retiring to your Phone

As much as I find genuine joy in spending time with my daughter, I admit I look forward to “my time” when she falls asleep. It’s quiet; it’s peaceful; it’s space to think, unwind, and (most importantly) eat ice cream without having to share. Bedtime comes, and this feeling is amplified after a long day of structured […]

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Stop Texting My Husband

There is no doubt that marriage can be hard, but throw in a kid or two, or four, and there are times your marriage can be hanging by a thread. The last thing we need is another woman texting our husbands, especially during the sometimes hectic evenings or rare quiet moments you have alone. But it […]

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