Happy Wife, Happy Husband, Happy Life.

I love being a wife. I love waking up every morning, seeing my husband next to me, and knowing that I get to be a part of his life forever. That I get to make him lunch, laugh at his funny jokes, hear about his dreams, and help him when days are tough.

When we first got engaged, I was scared. Many people started sharing about how hard it would be to balance married life, how my duty was to make him happy, or that now I would have so many responsibilities as a wife. It freaked me out if I’m being honest. I don’t blame them but I do wonder how many other women have felt this way?

The one thing I came to realize really quickly in my marriage is that a perfect wife does not exist. It doesn’t matter how much food I make him, how often I wash his clothes, or how clean the house is if I don’t have love in my heart. There is so much more to it.

Here is the thing: it is my responsibility to show up every day. And when I say show up, I mean show up happy, sad, angry, however, it is that I would be feeling, but show up. Because it's not just me anymore. I have someone else I want to care for and love and prioritize.

I used to like the saying “happy wife, happy life.” I mean it makes sense right? But this year, I’m adding something to that.

Happy wife, happy husband, happy life. You are there to support each other, love one another, that’s what makes a happy marriage and a happy life.