The other night, my wife and I were visiting with some friends. At one point, a funny but hypothetical situation was brought up and my wife said, “I don’t know, I’d…”
She couldn’t finish her sentence.
After some coaxing, we finally got her to say what she couldn’t before. She said, “I don’t know, I’d probably divorce him”.
Even joking with friends it was hard to say.
The reason it was so hard for her was because early on in our marriage, we both decided that we would never even mention the “D-word”, not even in joking.
We’ve both conditioned ourselves to avoid the word. It’s easy – neither of us ever want a divorce, so why ever even say it?
Now, whenever we hear someone say the word, it just feels wrong. Dirty. Like a vulgar word. I don’t even like typing it![Continue Reading...]