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I don’t think anything can truly prepare you for the first year of marriage. That year is like a rite of passage we all must go through until we fully experience the true beauty of marriage. No amount of pre-marital counseling or books can prepare you for what you will encounter.
I knew my husband was “the one” the first time I met him. I had made a list of everything I was looking for in a husband and he simply nailed it. He was handsome, hardworking, had a sarcastic humor to match mine, and he loved Jesus. Check, check, check, check!
Twelve years ago, I moved 600 miles away from my family — and what I had known as home for more than 20 years — to live with my new husband whom I had been dating long-distance.
After we were married and settled into our new life as husband and wife, I began making another list. This list was in my head, though.
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