The fifth book in the Soulful Truth Telling series, Why Isn’t This Marriage Enough? is for the woman who has everything she’s ever wanted: the nice husband, the healthy kids, the big home, even the career of her choosing. They have enough money, take family vacations and their kids are in a good school and thriving in their extra-curricular activities. From anyone else’s perspective, her life looks enviable.
So why isn’t this enough? She married for safety and security. She married the good guy who wouldn’t hurt her. She plays the role of super-mom, because she can and because she can’t seem to say no to anyone, but her husband. But after long days of caring for everyone else, connecting with her husband in any meaningful way feels like a chore, like he’s one more person that needs something from her. She has love for her husband, the father of her children, but she fears she’s fallen out of love with him.
She chose this path, this marriage, this life – so why does she feel so empty and alone? If this isn’t enough, will it ever be enough? What would it take to feel happy? Is that even possible? What kind of miracle is needed for this – all of this – to feel good?
Why Isn’t This Marriage Enough guides women to find the answers to that important question and explores whether the marriage can be transformed into a relationship that feels like more than enough.
|Publisher:||Morgan James Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||4.90(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Sharon Pope is a certified Martha Beck Master Life Coach, international best-selling author, and speaker. She helps women end the struggle and heal from the heartbreak in their most important relationships so they can create the love they desire and the life they deserve. Sharon is author of the international best-selling book series, Soulful Truth Telling. The series includes:
Disbelieving the Lies that Keep Us from the Love We Desire – for women who want a soulful, deep,and lasting love in their lives. Am I in the Wrong Marriage? – for women who are trying to determine if they should stay and recommit to their marriage or lovingly release it. Why Can’t I Get Over Him? – for women struggling with moving on after a painful breakup or divorce. I Know It’s Over. Now What? – for women who know their marriage is over, but don’t know what to do next. Why Isn’t This Marriage Enough? – for women whose marriage and life from the outside looks picture-perfect, but inside feels empty and alone.
Sharon is also the author of the memoir, Life, Love, Lies & Lessons: A Journey through Truth to Find an Authentic Life. Her writing has been published dozens of times in various online venues. She received her undergraduate education from Ohio University, and an MBA from Ashland University. Prior to coaching, Sharon was in corporate marketing for nearly twenty years. Sharon lives in Columbus, Ohio, with the love of her life, husband, and spiritual partner, Derrick.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents vii
Section 1 How Did You Get Here? xi
Chapter 1 The Truth about Why You Married Him 1
Chapter 2 The Truth about Your Role 7
Chapter 3 The Truth about the Life You Envisioned 15
Chapter 4 The Truth about Why You're Not Happy 25
Chapter 5 The Truth about What to Do About It 33
Section 2 Where Are You Now? 39
Chapter 6 The Truth about Your Marriage Today 41
Chapter 7 The Truth about Loving Him 49
Chapter 8 The Truth about Changing Him 57
Chapter 9 The Truth about the Magic Pill 63
Chapter 10 The Truth about Acting Out 71
Section 3 The Answers Within 79
Chapter 11 The Truth about Forgiving Yourself 81
Chapter 12 The Truth about Gratitude 87
Chapter 13 The Truth about Your Responsibilities 93
Chapter 14 The Truth about Your Desires 97
Chapter 15 The Truth about Why This Is Hard 103
Section 4 Your Relationship 2.0 109
Chapter 16 The Truth about Conscious Re-Connecting 111
Chapter 17 The Truth about the Future of Your Marriage 117
Chapter 18 The Truth about Your Focus 125
Chapter 19 The Truth about Therapy Compared to Coaching 131
Chapter 20 My Wish for You 139
About the Author 145
Thank You 147