Wife Spotlights share their love story & love lessons.
Hello First Wives Club! My name is Zaakira and my husband is Jarrett Holt. I am honored to have been chosen to be in the spotlight for this month! Jarrett and I have been married for one year and five days and we currently reside in Charlotte, NC.
I originally met Jarrett at the age of 15 at The Well Church in Rock Hill, SC. I never saw him as my husband, but let him tell it I was always his wife. However, I friend zoned him for years. Fast forward to adulthood, Jarrett and I lost touch and both experienced toxic relationships. We reconnected in October of 2015 and we have been inseparable ever since. We both came to a realization that what we had gone through in our previous relationships prepared us for what we now share, and that is pure and genuine love. This is just a short version of our love story, but we definitely have a testimony to share. There are a million things I could say about my husband, but he has taught me so much. One of those lessons is having patience. Patience is a characteristic that I lack, and I didn't realize how severe it was until my husband pointed it out. He is so mellow and balances me out so well. I'm saying all that to say, don't miss the important moments with your spouse by always jumping the gun, be patient and enjoy the moments you share together.
I was invited to the First Wives Club by my good friend Wilfrida Lugg and I am enjoying this network of beautiful women. Joining this network has been a great investment in my marriage thus far as I apply the wisdom that is shared to my marriage daily. My goal is to be a better wife. I have moments where I feel like a "not so good wife" but then I'll see an encouraging post in the group and decide to start over and try again. I Love being a part of The First Wives Club.