How to Celebrate Differences in Marriage

I’m so excited to be featured at Kaitlin Garrison’s site, The Barefoot Blog, this week as a guest poster in the #WifeHack series. Here’s a brief intro to my post, and I hope you head over there to read the rest.


Have you ever seen the classic movie “The Odd Couple”? Two men who couldn’t be more opposite must learn to get along as roommates, without killing each other in sheer frustration.

That’s the story of my husband and me.

When we were dating, our opposite traits seemed charming and delightful. He was bold and driven; I was quiet and content. He liked constant variety; I liked constant routine. Our friends told us we were a great match, because we balanced each other so well. He and I felt like we had found our missing halves.

We had no idea yet how our differences could become SO annoying. We said our vows with stars in our eyes, and they blinded us to the sometimes painfully funny truth that awaited.

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  • Jamie Sumner

    My husband and I are the odd couple as well! Thanks for sharing on the #sundaythoughts link up!

    • Sarah Geringer

      Hi Jamie! Thanks for visiting, and I’m glad to linkup with you!