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A Guest Post by Elizabeth Diaz Sticking out a Difficult Marriage When my husband and I met, I was 17-years-old and fell madly in love.  My parents, mentors, and friends cautioned us to slow down and take a serious look at some of our differences before getting married, but we didn’t listen.  We married when I was 19 and started a family almost immediately.  By the time I was 20 I had a baby and a failing marriage.  We fought all the time.  I didn’t understand his family (his family immigrated from Nicaragua to Miami and our cultural differences were mammoth) and he didn’t understand mine (I’d lived in a small town in Michigan my entire life).  He worked long hours and I was home alone with a baby.  Shortly after she was born, I got pregnant again. The emotional and physical toll were exhausting.  I grew up in a … click here to read the full article.

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