Long for me anyway. There has been some 'trouble in Paradise', to put it mildy. Believe it or not the 'Super Couple' has been having a heck of a time the past few days, weeks & even months.
I have been in some SERIOUS prayer & things are looking UP, however, it always does during the 'honeymoon phase' doesn't it?
A friend & I kind of have a running joke. It's practically impossible for me to 'hide' when there is 'TIP' so when she asks if E & I are ok, or how's it going (actually whenever a GOOD friend asks) I usually respond w/ a blunt answer & a smile. W/ this one friend, however, the running gag is: well, we're NOT getting divorced.
It makes us laugh but in all seriousness it IS the bottom line. It puts things in perspective. D is NOT an option for ME. I have considered it & even entertained the idea, of course. No matter how bad things may appear, in the back of my mind, my on going philosophy is: we are NOT getting a D. Therefore, I will put whatever energy is needed into creating a solution to whatever "problem" may arise.
Sometimes it is more difficult than other times, considering there is more than ME involved in this equation. I think though, that w/ most situations you have to look @ the worst case scenario & decide if that is really what you want. All things considered.......is that what you want?
If not, then you work on solution, resolution & restoration. However that may look. It is not always easy but it's my experience that some things can usually be broken down into basic principles. kwim?
Like: being kind to one another, appreciative & not taking anything for granted. It sounds too simple but I think it really is. Life & relationships do not have to be complicated, unless we make them.
So, no worries, the 'adventure' continues...... ;o)