Monica Bielanko
A chronicle since 2005 of my marriage & move to Brooklyn in my twenties; becoming a mother in my thirties; moving to Pennsylvania and learning to amicably coparent after divorce in my forties while living 3 doors down from my ex-husband in a small country town.
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Friday
Apr052013

Love and Marriage



One year ago today Serge and I were dealing with the most difficult period of our marriage so far. In fact, it was so difficult I asked him to move to his mom’s house while we sorted out our feelings. Even when he came home after a couple weeks, nothing was set in stone.

But time passed and we stayed together and now here we are one year later and I can honestly say we are currently enjoying what we both consider the best time of our marriage. The arguments are few and far between and they are actually just disagreements, not the hissing, bitter, venom-filled fights of last year.

Our circumstances last year left a lot to be desired. We were dealing with a house fire, a subsequent move to a strange town and a terrible falling out with family members. But still. The bad marriage can only be blamed on the two of us.

So. We sat down and had an honest talk. It’s easy to be honest when you’re on the verge of divorce. What we decided was this:

Click here if you wanna keep reading 7 Ways I Saved My Marriage over on Babble.