Wife Spotlights share their love story & love lessons.
Joe and I met March 1998. We worked for the same company. Joe was an over the road truck driver and I worked inside the office. Although I didn't believe in dating co workers it was something about Joe that I liked and was attracted to! So our story began! We dated for two years and married July 28, 2000. We had a beautiful wedding. We were happy love birds and decided to move to the Burlington NJ area were we currently reside.
We experienced so much in the first five years, how to manage our emotions, finances, always working, credit, children, etc; and that wasn't an easy task. As we began to look at ourselves we realized that we love each other, but we are going to have to put in the work to make our marriage last and that's what we did. We had to find the balance in our daily lives and we vowed to communicate with each other and be receptive to feedback. What helped us along our journey was being transparent and the willingness to do the work.
As I look back from where we started I'm proud of us! We still have love in our hearts for each other and we have grown from our mistakes. We continue to work to be better people individually and we believe in God and the power of prayer. We just celebrated 20 years of marriage and I'm looking forward to another 20!
I'm excited to be member of the First Wives Club as I truly believe no matter how long you've been married or in a relationship you can learn and relate to the awesome women who share their comments and stories. Often times I read comments and say " yup that's me" ...LOL