This isn’t the first time I’ve begged for company with my prayers for my marriage…but it is the first in a long time. We’ve been married 40 years, he’s alcoholic and living with an old girlfriend from over 40 years ago - for about 4 years but has been gone for six. It has been a period of such complete hell, that sometimes I still feel as though not quite awake.
All the remedies, even intense prayer, have failed to take the heartache of his betrayal off my soul. At first he didn’t see my grown sons and grandchildren - now he does on rare occasions, but it’s even harder.
Mainly my prayers are needed right now because have to have a relatively simple surgery - one-day, but it requires full anesthesia and is a city away. I asked my husband if he would tqke me. He considered it for a week or two and then told me Iwas exaggerating my needs, making a big deal of it etc. I’m not a kid and there are risks involved. I live alone and hate the loneliness of it - so this coming at the end of a very sick period, just has hurt once again.
I pray for his soul- try to do it in an unselfish way - have masses said, have been sweet to him this whole, but he seems unable to give on anything, Thank God for the Rejoice Ministries - they believe afte my own heart. "God does heal hurting marriages - no questions asked. Those who “move on” so well in these situations, unfortunately, often find someone new. Whoopee!! Another case of Adultery to offect God with. I back on my vows. I am praying for two, mean and devil-deceived as he is.
Please join me in prayers and give a word of encouragement or a “He’s breaking God’s law” - I don’t get much of that in my church
at home. You have to work so hard not to get bitter but to keep the truth in the church’s teachings at this point. I wish there was more Catholic-based either paid counseling or juat a good God-fearing priest to talk to. I’m in the marriage forever. And my prayer is that my husband will reclaim his soul,
How do people set out to demolish another person’s heart, security, family units and tranquility. I haven’t had a good moment free of the feeling of rejection and betrayal in so long.
Prayer is good, good health is good (I don’t have it at the moment) - but you need to be strong to fight the onslaughts on indignities, money woies - all of it.
Anyway, hope someone reads and answers. God bless.