Marriage was not living up to her expectations. Her husband worked crazy hours, gone for days at a time. She was stuck alone in their apartment in a strange new city a couple of states away from family. When her husband did get home, it was not unusual for him to spend one of his three days off sleeping to recover from the demands of the job. She was alone even when her husband was home.
About eight months into the marriage the young bride called home to say she had had enough. She was shocked that her mother did not immediately say it was okay to come back home. Instead, her mom asked three questions: ...read on