Going back to the get started. Jamie Otis and Doug Hehner are seeking to rekindle their spark the easiest way they know how, thanks to their therapist.
“Our couples therapist explained to us a great way to steer clear of divorce is by acquiring Enjoyable *jointly*❤️,” the former Bachelor Nation identity, 35, wrote by way of Instagram on Thursday, August 12, together with a playful pic of her and Hehner, 37. “Before we had been mom and dad we were being spontaneous, foolish, and adventurous💯…it honestly feels so superior to just laugh with each and every other again…🙏😭.”
The truth stars fulfilled on season 1 of Married at Very first Sight and tied the knot in 2014. They share daughter Henley, 3, and son Hendrix, 15 months, but skilled a lot of issues on their street to parenthood, like numerous miscarriages.
Before this thirty day period, Otis shared a tearful photo after a “heated” therapy session — but she’s not inclined to give up on her spouse.
“We are gonna devote extra time undertaking the things that produced us fall in love—after we got married.😜😂🥰,” she wrote on Thursday, noting that she prepared to “be super present with my fam bam and preserve doing work on battling for my marriage.”
She observed, “I under no circumstances knew how significantly deciding upon to be Existing can help, but it seriously does!🙏 Sending you loads of adore!❤️❤️❤️.”
The registered nurse’s candid article arrives many months after she admitted that she’s been “in a rut” due to the fact becoming identified with postpartum despair. All through a May episode of her “Hot Relationship, Neat Parents” podcast, Otis claimed she has a “hard time trusting” Hehner following beforehand catching him in lies.
“I’m begging for support in each individual element of my existence … I’m angry and sad and harm and I really do not know what to do,” she said at the time. “I pretty much have to deal with each and every component of our everyday living. … Pointless to say, we’re definitely performing on our relationship. I’m just at a reduction. I sense totally deflated.”
Otis went into extra element about the “rough patch” in her marriage in an Instagram post marketing the vulnerable podcast episode. “I experienced this mental breakdown a couple weeks ago and since then Doug & I have been genuinely attempting. We are not offering up on just about every other🙏❤️ So yeah, our grass isn’t constantly green. But we each vowed to drinking water the ish outta it til it’s vivid with existence again🙏🌱,” she wrote.
The Wifey 101 writer and the organization improvement supervisor have made their relatives their main concentration — and were by now thinking about growing further just after welcoming newborn No. 2 very last yr.
“I unquestionably, definitely, absolutely want a lot more youngsters,” Otis advised Us Weekly exclusively in June 2020, adding that she wanted to start “trying immediately” presented her past fertility struggles. “We want four children for [sure]. I also seriously would enjoy to adopt in the potential as very well. … I think that God is going to give us what we are entitled to and what we can take care of.”