When my grandma passed away, I was in a dead-end relationship and unhappy. Pouring over her effects lead me to read the stories of her courtship with my grandfather. Little did I know that years later, my future husband would make a similar sacrifice to be with me that my grandfather made to be with my grandma.

Modern Day Love Story

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This post, Modern Day Love Story, originally appeared here. My grandmother had just passed. I was unhappy in my current relationship; I felt repressed, under appreciated, controlled, cast aside. For whatever reason, I held on in the hopes I would get the validation and love I thought I deserved. It dragged on. As we poured […]

Modern Day Love Story

Posted on 11 CommentsPosted in Life Lessons, Marriage

My grandmother had just passed. I was unhappy in my current relationship; I felt repressed, under appreciated, controlled, cast aside. For whatever reason, I held on in the hopes I would get the validation and love I thought I deserved. It dragged on. As we poured over my grandmother’s affects before her funeral, my mom […]