Dear Manay Gina,
My wife and I were high-school sweethearts. We have been married for three years already. I am in the military, and currently stationed in the south. Due to financial difficulty, my wife is unable to move around with me, so we spend very little time with each other. We have a beautiful 1-year-old daughter who I also rarely see.
The distance in our marriage takes a toll on us and exaggerates every problem that we have. Our latest misunderstanding is the worst, and we haven’t spoken in more than a month. What steps can I take to prevent the ruin of our marriage?
You’re not going to give up on your marriage, right? So, keep wooing your wife. You have to establish contact with her as much as possible. Find time daily for calls, texts and e-mails — show that you are thinking of her and your daughter. And even if she won’t respond to your calls, at least you would be trying.
Before you can decide on what you can do to keep things together, you need to know if your wife is willing, at all, to consider making it work. The only way to find that out is to check with her. If she is, then you can start making a tactical plan on how to go about it.
“Relationship is an art. The dream that two people create is more difficult to master than one.” — Don Miguel Ruiz
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