Relationships


Are You Grieving Through the Holidays?   Recently updated

The holidays will never be the same. After you lose someone you love, you’re not the same, either. These five ways to get through the holidays when you’re grieving won’t erase your pain or bring anyone back from the dead, but they may help you find a little hope, peace, and acceptance. It sucks, I’m so sorry for your loss! […]


When the Grief Never Ends and You Can’t Reach Out to God

Many widows never get over the loss of their husbands. Sometimes even the healthiest woman can’t seem to shake the grief and pain of loss. These ideas for coping with grief that never never ends are inspired by a She Blossoms reader.


3 Things to Remember When You Want to Go Home

“I want to go home” was all I could think for three years — the whole time I lived in Africa! “If I was at home right now, all my problems would be gone. I’d be safe and happy with my friends and family.”


An Easy Way to Stop Overthinking God’s Will

Are you searching for God’s will for your life? You want to follow Jesus but you’re worried you’ll miss the mark. You’re starting to overthink every decision, step, future plan…and you feel paralyzed by indecision and anxiety.


Is God Punishing You for Something You Did?

Feeling like you’re being punished by God is normal for two reasons: 1) life is filled with difficult losses, terrible tragedies, and dry stretches of boredom and loneliness; and 2) you are human, which means you screw up. You make mistakes, hurt others, fail to live up to your own standards, and let people down.


Finding Strength to Break a Toxic Relationship Pattern

Finding facts about how to break toxic relationship patterns is easy; dozens of books and articles teach couples and families how to change bad relationship habits. Much harder is finding the energy and strength you need to put knowledge into practice!


How to Love God Even Though He Let You Down

You had faith in Jesus, but how do you love God when He lets you down? Maybe you hoped a relationship wouldn’t lead to divorce, a loved one wouldn’t die, a home wouldn’t be lost, or a dream wouldn’t be shattered forever. But you lost something you love, and you’re disappointed in God.


How to Cope When the Past Keeps Returning to Haunt You

Perfect timing: today I hoped to write about sending past regrets, mistakes and failures off into the wilderness to be forgotten forever, but I couldn’t find the right hook. Then a She Blossoms reader asked what to do when the past keeps returning to haunt you — and bingo! The path became clear.


Coming Clean About Your Past

Maybe you want to be honest and “fess up” (confess) something you did yesterday or years ago. Maybe you want to come clean about your past because you didn’t just tell a lie, you’re actually living a lie.