Lucy Ricardo was one of the funniest TV characters ever. In one episode of I Love Lucy, she told Ricky and Fred, “Ethel and I have decided that you married a television set and not us.”
In another episode Lucy said, “Ever since I said ‘I do,’ there are so many things we don’t.”
Too many couples allow their addictions to define their marriage. It is helpful to remind yourself why you married your spouse in the first place, and how you first fell in love. Focus on what is right about your marriage, and not only on what is wrong with your marriage.
God knew there would be struggles when he brought the two of you together. Still, he referred to a man’s wife as “your companion and your wife by covenant” (Malachi 2:15).
Recovery Step: Celebrate what is right in your marriage today.