Couldn’t have said it better…
I had many expectations during my marriage and I had many expectations during my separation and divorce.
During my marriage, I expected all of my positive actions to produce the outcome I desired: a loving and healthy marriage.
This, however, did not happen.
During my separation, I expected that all of my positive actions, particularly… marriage counseling… would lead to reconciliation.
This also… did not happen: we inevitably divorced.
I was so attached to my expectations that when things didn’t happen on my time schedule, or go in the way I imagined them to go… I would become fearful and frustrated: so afraid that my desired outcome would not manifest.
But what if my desired outcome was not in my best interest?
What if there was a bigger picture that I was unable to see while I was so bound up in fear?
Now I know that if I detach…
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