Childless Woman Q and A – By Claudia

Note:  Below are the answers to questions that several members of the Childless Mormon Support Group for Women Facebook Group have asked.  You can see Claudia’s Story here. **** Can you tell us how you feel about being childless? I am at peace with it.  Of course I feel that I am getting older as I…

My Story: Guest Post by Claudia

Note:  The spirit truly has guided Claudia to contribute the Childless Mormon Support Blog. She found us through a recently written article and, it turned out, is exactly what we are looking for.  Claudia tells her personal story in this post followed next week, by a Q and A she so kindly filled out.  The questions were all asked…

Cooking For A Family Of Two

I don’t know about you but the mere phrase, “What’s for dinner?” fills me (along with most adults) with dread. When I was single, I lived off of fast food, and frozen dinners (oh and dates/dinner invitations).  It didn’t matter if I had left over pizza a few nights running because, well, I was single…

The Alphabet as it Relates To Marriage

A few years ago I learned a beautiful metaphor for strong marriages from Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott. It was connected to the alphabet. They described three types of couple relationships using the letters A, H and M. The first was the letter A – these relationships involve a lot of leaning into your partner,…

Are you speaking my language?

Being a couple means that two people, often from very different backgrounds and experiences, have chosen to come together and commit to making their relationship work. Those different backgrounds provide fun and excitement, the opportunity to learn new things, new ways to see the world, and a sense of adventure. Often though, under stress, those…

Marriage Takes Work

Marriage takes work. This is old news, but many couples in the throes of infertility don’t expect marriages to struggle more while going through fertility treatments, or attempting the adoption process. And then finally, if LDS couples decide to stop pursuing children, many are surprised to find out that there are special struggles in store…