Our Story Part 3 - Facing off with the Monster #hisdearlyloveddaughter His Dearly Loved Daughter #marriage marriage #sexualaddiction sexual addiction #ourstory #infidelity infidelity #beautyfromashes Beauty from Ashes

When I wrote this post, I was believing God that this wasn’t the end of our story.  I was hoping and praying that there were many more chapters to come – wonderful chapters.  But this was the chapter we were in when I started this blog in January of 2017.  It was a chapter that started a little over 3 years earlier.  It was a terrible, painful, life altering chapter.  But God is faithful.  In all of the mess that was this chapter, His love shone through.  His sustaining power could be seen everywhere.  My hope was that His redemptive power would prevail.  That itRead More →

Our Story Part 2 - The Slow Fade #hisdearlyloveddaughter His Dearly Loved Daughter #marriage marriage #sexualaddiction sexual addiction #ourstory #infidelity infidelity #beautyfromashes Beauty from Ashes

The slow fade is what I’m calling the part of our story in between the first five or six years of marriage and the years when we faced off with the monster that threatened to tear us apart.  These middle years were all over the place, filled with many highs and many lows.  It was during these years that I began to realize some of the realities of my love’s sexual addiction.  It was during these years that God began to teach me what unconditional love really looks like.  A Dream Dies There was no area in which that truth was more evident than inRead More →

Our Story #hisdearlyloveddaughter His Dearly Loved Daughter #marriage marriage #sexualaddiction sexual addiction #ourstory #infidelity infidelity #beautyfromashes Beauty from Ashes

We met when we were 16, became a couple within months of meeting and were completely enamored with each other in almost no time. We were young, but even then it was obvious to us and to most everyone who knew us that we were meant for each other.  There was just something about us that fit together like puzzle pieces.  We waited the years our parents made us wait and then we got married.  We were 20, we were broke, and we had no idea what the rest of our life was going to look like, but we knew we were going to faceRead More →

  Welcome to His Dearly Loved Daughter, I’m so glad you’re here!  I’d like to take this opportunity to tell you a few things about me.  My story is not unique. It is the story of countless women all over the world and throughout time. Perhaps it’s your story too.  I struggle to find my identity in a God who loves me passionately as I live my life loving a husband who has broken my heart over and over again in his battles to break free from sexual addiction. This particular story is so isolating. If it is your story too then we need eachRead More →