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What I Learned from Realizing I Didn't Love My Husband

Many soon-to-be-weds think marriage ensures blissful butterflies and rainbows. Maybe that’s an exaggeration, but we definitely don’t anticipate life after marriage to be as hard as it really is. There are many reasons for that, one being the fact that you are now part of a team and you have to learn to work together. With a team, things are easier, right?

We’ve definitely had our fair share of trials since we were married. We’ve specifically faced dreadful trials between us, putting a wall in our marriage.

One day I woke up and realized I did not love my husband. He was just a stranger sleeping next to me. In that moment, I questioned everything I was and everything I had done up to that point in my life. This realization that I could not “be in love” with the guy to whom I had promised my eternity changed my view of marriage. Forever.

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