What readers are saying about Blessed Union…
“Thank you for sharing this wonderful book. I love imagining all the important conversations in can start in churches and among couples.” –Elizabeth
“Thank you, Sarah! I hope this is the first of many conversations that wind up strengthening marriage and our commitment to support the marriages in our lives.” –Meg
“This is a brave and encouraging work that will help others on their journeys!!” –Anita
Mental illness impacts at least a quarter of all blessed unions. In this new book by the author of Blessed are the Crazy, Sarah Griffith Lund opens up about depression and post-traumatic stress disorder in her own marriage and shares stories of other couples who have been impacted by mental illnesses such as addiction, anxiety, autism spectrum disorder, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, postpartum depression, schizophrenia, suicidality, and more.
Using traditional marriage vows as a framework for the book, Blessed Union explores the challenges of loving in the midst of mental health challenges, why it happens, what we can do about it, and how our faith is connected to mental illness. This book reminds us that we are not alone and invites us to break the silence around marriage and mental illness.
Book includes a guided journal section, with a dozen blank pages and prompts for deeper reflection.