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To the woman ready to give up on her marriage,

I see the tears falling down your face, and I know they feel endless. This is not a situation you ever expected to face. It’s not what you anticipated when you stood before him and said, “I do.”

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You expected a lifetime filled with joy and romance. You expected things would be smoother. Sure, you knew there would be arguments along the way but nothing like this.

You promised for better or worse, but this is so hard. You didn’t expect things would become this strained.

Something changed along the way, and now you’re completely broken. You wonder if things will ever mend and if your relationship can be restored. Right now, it feels hopeless, and you want to throw in the towel, but sweet friend, your marriage is worth fighting for.

It’s not going to be easy. There are going to be challenges, and it might feel like an uphill battle, but your marriage is worth fighting for.

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It might take more time, patience, and energy than you think you can handle, but your marriage is worth fighting for.

The tears might continue and feel like they’ll never end, but your marriage is worth fighting for.

It’s going to take tough and uncomfortable conversations, but your marriage is worth fighting for.

I’m praying for you on this hard journey.

Sweet friend, your marriage is worth fighting for.

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Tynea Lewis

Tynea Lewis is a teacher turned freelance writer and watercolor artist. She and her husband are raising two girls, and they love spending time together at their family cabin. Tynea remembers loving to write as early as first grade, and she has a heart for encouraging women. She writes for various platforms, including Living By Design Ministries and Just Between Us. You can connect with her at tynea-lewis.com, on Instagram (@TyneaLewis) or Facebook (@TyneaLewisWriter). Her original hand-painted greeting cards are available at https://www.etsy.com/shop/WonderAndWanderArt.

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