Don't be a Loner

Don't be a Loner

They often talk about how it takes a village to raise your kids, and I can totally get behind that. 

But as I reflect on our marriage, I'm reminded of how vital that village is for marital relationships, too. 

Jordan and I have been blessed beyond belief by incredible community throughout our relationship. Whether they are friends we've had since childhood or people that...

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Three Years Later

Three Years Later

It's hard to believe that three years ago today I became Mrs. Jordan Shirkman. It simultaneously feels like yesterday and a hundred years ago. 

In three years of marriage we have lived in five different places, spent one year overseas, traveled to many different countries together, and made the big decision to...

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Why Our Marriage Won't Make It

Why Our Marriage Won't Make It

We hear stats all the time on the divorce rate in America, and it paints a pretty bleak picture. While I have some qualms with the accuracy of the stats, it's hard to neglect the fact that most of us know someone who is divorced–our own parents, a friend's parents, relatives, etc. 

We find out that amazing couple...

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