Don't find yourself in a situation where you realize that you could have done more…when it's already too late. Three of them: Do nothing and remain miserable; face your fears and try to save your marriage; ask for a divorce." Choose to either be married or not. And wake up every morning and make that choice again.
The surest path to happiness is knowing that you are not a helpless damsel in distress, but rather a woman who can make her own decisions.
First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes happily ever after. "Many people think that marriage is about marrying the right person, so when things go wrong, they automatically go to the 'Crap, I accidentally married the wrong person' place," says Alisa Bowman, author of .
While it's true that couples relax a bit after they think they've nabbed the matrimonial Holy Grail, the reality is that they may also find themselves dumbfounded if their fairytale starts slipping away.
“We’ve been holding hands ever since,” Derick told PEOPLE at the time.
Though, Jessa Duggar and then-boyfriend Ben Seewald were waiting for that level of intimacy.
Spend some time looking at your relationship and figure out which parts work and which parts don't. Then create a plan of how you might get from point A (your current reality) to point B (that perfect day).