His Marriage on the verge of Divorce, an Author asks his wife one question which changes their lives forever
When a famous author shares his personal experiences online, it makes captivating reading but also provides fodder for introspection too. Richard Evans a prolific author of 25 bestselling novels has toured the country speaking about his work. However his career and travelling led to the deterioration of his marital relationship. Richard decided to share the emotional details about how he saved his marriage and can be regarded as a lesson for all of us.
Richard and his wife Kerri struggled with their relationship for years. Richard says he isn’t sure how they got together as their personalities didn’t quite match. The longer they stayed married the more extreme their differences seemed to be. He mentions that fame and fortune didn’t exactly make things better, instead it made it worse. Tensions rose further top the point of Richard perceiving his book tours as a relief and an escape from marital life. However when this author asks his wife one question, it changes their lives forever.
1 He yelled at God for an answer
Richard goes on to explain how fights continued and got worse. It became difficult to maintain peace where both were always on the defensive creating an emotional wall around the hearts to shut out each other. He admitted having discussed divorce with his wife on more than one occasion. Things came to a serious point one day when Richard was on tour. After a fight on the phone, Keri hung up on him making him feel alone, desperate, angry and frustrated. He felt he had just reached his limits.
Richard then turned to God for help but rather he turned on God instead. Right there in the shower in his room at the Buckhead, Atlanta, Ritz-Carlton he yelled at God about how wrong marriage was and that he couldn’t do it anymore. Although he hated divorce, the agony of being together was equally smothering him.