Infertility is hard. It’s harder to deal with than I had ever expected.
It’s hard emotionally, it can be hard physically depending on whatever treatment plan you have, and it can also be hard on a relationship.
My husband and I have been a couple for 13 years and through that time, we have been through a lot together. We graduated high school, college, got married, lived together, had three children, lost 12 and even through all those experiences, dealing with infertility as a couple can take it’s toll on even the strongest marriage.
We acknowledge this and realize that even though we feel like we can get through anything together, we have to be present and keep our eyes open as to how it’s effecting our relationship.
Click through to read 7 ways we’re keeping infertility from destroying our marriage:
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