This is a battle my heart still goes through. Not because I have love left for my ex-spouse but because I have so much love for my family and the true meaning of marriage. I love the joy and comfort of someone who holds your heart and soul as if it were a precious, irreplaceable gem. I love the bond that marriage represents and the security it gives children. Marriage can represents the closest thing to the love of God we will feel this side of Heaven I am sure. Although I am often faced with the question of "why did you stay?" in an almost accusatory tone, as if I caused all the infidelities; the only answer I have is I loved my husband and I was given a glance of him, by the grace of God, to see him the way God saw him. Even after so many betrayals I still loved and it was hard fought to give up that love. I have come along way and can honestly say the love has gone but I still hurt and I still grieve. Through all this, though, I came across another blog post by a young woman who has bared her soul and the challenges of infidelity and divorce through her blog with a grace that I can only hope to have one day. I have learned so much from her. Please visit her post "How to Heal After Infidelity" and let her know where you found her: How to Heal After Infidelity. Make sure also, to share it with anyone who might be helped by her worlds.
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