My Husband Is Not My Soul Mate

My husband is not my perfect soul mate. Even after over a decade of working with high school students, seeing the faces of teens when I make that declaration never gets old. It’s like watching every young girl’s dream get dashed. But this is not Disney world; it’s real life, and I don’t think any woman will ever marry her perfect soul mate. Even more, I think until we accept that fact and impart it adequately to our children, we will continue to live in a world that struggles with marital happiness and longevity.

Shannon Whitmore
Shannon Whitmore
Shannon Whitmore currently lives in northwestern Virginia with her husband, Andrew, and their two children, John and Felicity. When she is not caring for her children, Shannon enjoys writing about topics pertaining to marriage and family life for her blog, Love in the Little Things, as well as contributing pieces for websites such as iMom, CatholicMom, and Her View From Home. She has experience serving in the areas of youth ministry, religious education, sacramental preparation, and marriage enrichment, and enjoys reading and running in her limited free time.

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