Our Mini Family: Our Mini Linky Party | Week 80 (and our 5th Wedding Anniversary!)

Jul 16, 2016

Our Mini Linky Party | Week 80 (and our 5th Wedding Anniversary!)

Adam and I celebrated our 5th wedding anniversary this week! 

For a good part of the first year of our marriage, Adam and I were beyond stressed and unhappy. 

The honeymoon phase lasted all of 2 days after our wedding day, and then we were back to our typical day-to-day anxieties and wondering if we'd be able to have enough money to buy food after paying our rent.  Mind you, since we spent the money we received from our friends and family from our wedding on bills because we were struggling so much financially, we never took a honeymoon/vacation until a whole year after our wedding day.

We loved each other very much, but our living situation was unbearable at best and we felt like we could barely keep our heads above water. When we came home from work we fought, we argued, and we expressed our concern for our happiness. After our first wedding anniversary passed, I felt as though things were not getting any better and we began talking about our future. The "what ifs" gave us hope as we signed off checks we weren't sure would clear, and we clung unto the hope of a better life until the day Adam selflessly agreed to move to Arizona with me where I knew we could make a better life for us.

5 years of growing together as a couple. As a unit. And we have also spent five years growing as individuals because of one another.

Today, I am happy to say that Adam and I have found happiness. I would even go so far as to say that Adam and I have rediscovered the honeymoon phase! Sure, we have the occasional argument or financial struggle like any other couple, but we are both living a life we enjoy together and we are both as passionate now as we have ever been toward each other!

Our love is fervent and our life is fruitful! Here's to 50 more years! I love you, Adam!

Check out the features from this week:

Frozen Chocolate Dipped Bacon Bananas from  Geeks who Eat

Eight Inspirational Printables from  I Should Be Mopping the Floor

Pitcher Perfect Lemonade from  Giggles Galore

Bacon Egg and Cheese Croissant from  Cooking with Curls

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1 comment :

  1. Congratulations Cathy and Adam, and thanks so much for the feature. :) Have a wonderful week!!


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