…ades, trust, a stable economy, a strong relationship — when you’re in a great place, hold the line. That’s the time to fear complacency most.
I am not innately entitled to anything, including my wife’s love. I don’t own her. As the brilliant Belgian psychotherapist, Esther Perel, says, at best I have her “on loan with an option to renew.”
It starts with acknowledging the truth about my marriage. It’s not too special to fail. There are things I could do, or not do, that would push my wife to her breaking point.