I was stuck … emotionally. I hit a place in life where I found it so difficult just to moving ahead. The simplest tasks and responsibilities felt absolutely overwhelming. I knew something had to give.
Life was pulling us in two different directions. The marriage we hoped to have the day we married was a distant hope. By the time we both recognized just how far away from each other we had drifted emotionally, we feared it may be too late to recover our relationship.
Trauma is something that many people face from all sorts of sources and experiences. For our family, it came while serving on the mission field and in the form of an attempted armed abduction of our children. After this most dreadful day of our lives, we wondered if we could ever find peace.