Stop Comparing Your Marriage

Someone put this write-up on a group and it’s so good that I feel compelled to share with you, even though the original author is unknown. I have edited it for brevity and to get the best punch out of it.

Some wash their husband’s clothes and it works for them. Others don’t and amazingly it works for them too!

Some cook for their husband and it works for them. Others don’t and shockingly, it works for them!

Some are full-time house wife and it works perfectly for them. Others are not and trust me, it also works for them!

Some know their husband cheats and it works for them. others don’t know and don’t want to know and it works for them.

Some contribute to the upkeep of their home and it works for them, others don’t and it also works for them!

Some are in distance relationship and it works for them, others are in a close relationship and it works for them.

Some sleep in the same room and it works for them, others don’t and amazingly it works for them!

Every relationship works and will only work if everybody understands that no two marriages are the same, no two individuals are exactly the same, and no two situations are exactly the same.

Even when the situations are the same, the individuals are not and even if the individuals are the same, the circumstances surrounding those marriages are not the same.

We come online daily and read tons of articles about what people do in their marriage, the one that don’t wash is calling the one that washes a slave, the one that washes is calling the one that don’t wash bad marriage (wife) material.

One of the major destruction to 21st century marriage is social media counselors, articles, posts & testimonies.

What works for you? How sure are you that the person you are copying is happy? My dear, you are not mad, you are not a slave, you are not rude for seeking happiness.

Please while you read things online. Please know what works for you. It might sound stupid to others but provided you have peace of mind & you are happy, please stick to it.

Everyone has their own share of challenges that come with marriage and everyone has their different approach to it. If you must copy, know what you are copying, know who you married, know you are different.

Your marriage is not in trouble, boring or outdated because you are not doing what people online says they are doing.

How sure are you that they are doing it??? 🙄

 

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