I And Doing the Love Dare

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 70 People

    I'm Really Hurt But God Is Going To Pull Me Through This

    Its been a bout a month ago when my wife of 18you years told me she wanted a divorce. I was floored. Then I almost committed sucide but the gun didn't go off. I met some people that are really praying and helping me get a closet walk to God. But I was given the Love Dare book and...
    Williamjenkins Williamjenkins
    36-40, M
    Sep 26, 2012

    Love Dare In the Trash!

    I did try I wanted to do it but it is " HARD"  I feel like I am always doing the Love Dare begging for him to give me a little love and understanding, and I get crap! Yesterday was a bad day I got the book out of hiding and YELLED "you don...
    itry itry
    2 Responses Apr 27, 2009

    I Did the Love Dare Challenge !

    I saw the movie Fireproof back in Feb. I thought it was a great movie. So I tried the love dare for 40 days. My marriage failed. But doing this love dare made me understand things I was lacking in my marriage. I did it trying on last time to make things work. What I learned is...
    cjpsf5 cjpsf5
    41-45, M
    9 Responses Aug 22, 2009

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    emilyccaa emilyccaa
    26-30, F
    Dec 8, 2015

    Love Dare Challenge

     Hi i just recently joined this group because i noticed that many of you were doin the love dare. my husband and i have been together only 2 yrs and left me here in florida. I know that i have left the lord behind and i have done some things to put our marriage where it is...
    LixMH2208 LixMH2208
    1 Response Jul 22, 2009

    Love Dare Challenge

     Hi i just recently joined this group because i noticed that many of you were doin the love dare. my husband and i have been together only 2 yrs and left me here in florida. I know that i have left the lord behind and i have done some things to put our marriage where it is...
    LixMH2208 LixMH2208
    Jul 22, 2009


    I am starting this love dare because, well as everyone, my marriage is in trouble. I have let myself get off the path and want to get back to where we belong. I have treated my wife horribly with my words, and I truely hate myself for letting me become someone that...
    gibbyngocky gibbyngocky
    10 Responses Apr 17, 2009

    Day 1 and 2

    I've been married for almost 16 years.  I'm a Christian and my husband is a complete and total NON-believer.  He's even become quite nasty and cruel lately about me going to church and taking our daughter to the Christian school for Preschool.  I know that a lot of...
    KimberlysMommy KimberlysMommy
    2 Responses Apr 15, 2009

    Day 3

    I spent the morning thinking about what it was I could go and buy my husband to show him that I was thinking about him.  So during my lunch break I went and picked him up a pair of reading glasses.  He's been asking for a while for me to pick him up a pair but I...
    KimberlysMommy KimberlysMommy
    1 Response Apr 15, 2009

    I Am On Day 4

    I made him rice crispy treats (day 2) with butterfinger on top when I asked if he liked them he said "well they are going to be too expensive to make all the time."  I bought him a tomato plant (day 3) and Suprise, he asked me if WE were going to plant it and...
    itry itry
    4 Responses Mar 30, 2009

    Day 1

       Yesterday was the first day of the Love Dare for me.  It was extremely hard for me because my husband had gone out and stayed out late the night before so I was angry with him.   It was hard for me to try and keep quiet instead of starting an argument...
    kimh1981 kimh1981
    3 Responses Jul 6, 2009

    Still Working

    I am still doing The Love Dare, but am having trouble keeping it up I really need someone to do it with me and keep me on track.  You know keep me motivated.  My husband and I are getting along a little better right now, I am not wishing him dead anyway, so that's...
    itry itry
    2 Responses Apr 7, 2009


    I'm on day 25 and still no changes. For the 3nd week in a row the wife has ask for a divoice. I really do love her, but its hard to continue when all she want is to start her life new without me. We do have a 8yr son who we both love a great deal. He doesnt know anything yet. I...
    wantmywifeback wantmywifeback
    46-50, M
    14 Responses Nov 23, 2009

    I Just Want My Marriage Back!

    I am in my mid 30's and been married for 13 years.  I am doing the Love Dare trying to win my husband back and save my marriage before its too late.  Part of me already feels like its too late.  A month ago he told me he was moving on and has made some pretty...
    IrishMamma IrishMamma
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Oct 4, 2009

    Starting This Again...

           So, I've been married for only 2 years and I know I already need help from the Dare.   I need to do this now because I don't want to be married for a long time and be unhappy the whole time.   I am a Christian and I know...
    kimh1981 kimh1981
    2 Responses Jul 5, 2009

    Day 5 Love Is Not Rude

    Day 4 did not go like I thought it would the dare was to call him and just say Hi how are you.  When I called he sounded annoyed like "she is checking on me" the truth is I do check on him (Sorry).  But today I just said " I just called to say I...
    itry itry
    Mar 31, 2009

    Starting The Love Dare Again...after I Quit Last Year On The 16th Day

    my husband and i have been married for 2 years this june. I just realized that hes not the person he made me believe he is. He has lied to me, cheated on  me abused me mentally, emotionally, financially. ive tried to show him i love him but it just seems that all he cares...
    maritzel4 maritzel4
    1 Response Aug 27, 2010

    Does It Really Work

    Ok I am just starting this I have some dough about a lot of things right now. I really need some support. I miss my baby we do not live togother any more and it killing me. We talk only throw text . So someone help me? Has anyone been where I am ? I do beleive in my heart that...
    clintonparker clintonparker
    Aug 23, 2011

    After 16 Years.....over And Heartbroken.

    I tried the love dare with my husband about a year ago and thought it was going great. We laughed more, smiled more and spent more time talking. On November 13th, 2009 he told me he wanted a divorce which devastated me to my core.  We now live in different homes and share...
    Michelle16 Michelle16
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Feb 24, 2010

    This Love Dare Better Work Or It Is Over!

    I have been married for almost 20 years, and have two children, I work full time my life is busy.  I am a Christian my husband is not, and it is getting very hard to stay with him.  I have stayed because I am a christian and I know I am supposed to: he...
    itry itry
    2 Responses Mar 27, 2009

    40 Dares to Make a Change

    My oldest daughter seen the movie Fireproof at her church with her new husband.  She came over the next day and told me about it.   A few weeks later I purchased the movie and watched it myslef. My daughter wanted me to get her step-father to watch the movie due...
    Grits4life Grits4life
    46-50, F
    1 Response May 20, 2009

    This Hurts Badly.

    I've been married for 20 years.  I could have been a lot better husband.  She loved me so much and that made me love her.  We have two boys who are 16 and 11.  I was neglectful at times and wasn't involved with the kids enough.  I gained 70 pounds and was a couch potato when...
    Blackie54 Blackie54
    1 Response Feb 16, 2012

    Is It Worth It?

    This is my day one and I'm full of doubts and questions, what i know is that i love my girl i want God to work on our relationship and keep us together, we are not married, she was my girlfriend a few days ago but we have been toghether for 3years and 8 months and everyday i have...
    cheo39 cheo39
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 18, 2011

    What Am I Going to Do?

    I am doing the Love Dare because my husband says he is not happy. I am on Day 3 right now. I met my husband while I was in college. I was very young,19 to be exact. Later during the year, I became pregnant. I got extremely ill and was hospitalized.I had to drop out of school that...
    GeorgiaPeach22 GeorgiaPeach22
    1 Response Jul 23, 2009

    Ready For Change

    I have been married for 15 years and been a Christian for the past 10 years. My spouse life routine consists of going to work, coming home, getting on the computer to play poker of play video games. When we go out, my spouse is the loudest thing in the room, whether we are...
    imtired72 imtired72
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 1, 2010

    Just Started The Love Dare... Need Support

    My husband and I have been together 4 1/2 years... married 1 1/2.  We've both made some serious mistakes... but I want my marriage to work so much it hurts.  I am only on day 3 of the Love Dare, but I already feel myself falling more in love with him each day.  He...
    cassiereese89 cassiereese89
    1 Response Jun 10, 2010

    I Am Into the First Few Days of Love Dare

    I am 53, married 27 years and father of four. I have made some bad business decisions, sometimes against the better judgment of my wife, lost money and was not honest with my her about everything until recently. The repercussions knocked the stuffing out of her and as a...
    Jake5493 Jake5493
    51-55, M
    4 Responses Sep 3, 2009
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