Husband separated weeks dating
My husband’s parents also fell for each other on their first date, trading thick, lovelorn letters when the Navy shipped him out.
They were engaged after just a handful of reunions shoehorned between his tours.
“But I said to myself, ‘I hope this girl can find time to process it all.
Because sooner or later it will catch up with her.’”It has caught up with me.
Instead of being two individuals, we became one amalgamated version of ourselves.
We’d go to the shops together, we’d go out with our friends together…basically we didn’t have lives that allowed us to be anything but attached at the hip.
People have always been astonished when I tell them about my living situation.
Lo and behold, we got divorced in 1999 and it opened a whole new world to me.
”My husband and I had been fighting for months about almost everything — money, child care, how to spend a Saturday afternoon. His mom and dad’s great love story had ended up in a divorce so acrimonious they still shit-talked each other decades later.
He called her a “wicked witch” to his children; she wouldn’t acknowledge his existence at our wedding.
Most marriages in Bible times were arranged, and any contact between two prospective spouses was strictly monitored.
In addition, no matter what view one takes on the issue of divorce, it is important to remember Malachi : “‘I hate divorce,’ says the LORD, the God of Israel” (NAS).