Not too long ago, I was chatting with a seasoned wife and momma-to-be for the second time. We were talking, as wives and moms are wont to do, about how much our lives and marriages had changed once our babies arrived on the scene.
We both fell into the simultaneous baby and marriage all-in-one-fell-swoop category, with a few lines on the pregnancy test showing up before we walked down the aisle (oops).
"Yeah," my friend said, shaking her head slightly as she looked back on the first year of marriage. "That wastough."
I nodded, about to agree with her because, like everyone says, that first year of marriage is supposed to be the hardest, right?
But then I stopped.
And really thought about it.
And I realized that my first year of marriage was not the hardest. Not by far.
In our first year-nay, our first six months of marriage-we saw the birth of our first child, a move to our first apartment, my college graduation, the NCLEX (nursing boards for me), two Read More »from Why Your First Year of Marriage Should NOT Be the Hardest