Releasing Unforgivable Hurts

woman standing with arms to the sun
photo by Unsplash Darius Bashar

“Every marriage suffers unforgivable hurts,” I remember my mother saying.

I was young at the time and had no idea what she was referencing. Nor did I want to know. I preferred to think of my parent’s marriage as perfect. Hurts, sure, yes. But I imagined them fleeting speed bumps on an epic cross country journey.