We have family dinners together — all six of us — and Abby cooks. The two confessional authors also share a connection in a woman so inspirational that her name has become shorthand for a spirituality of its own: Oprah Winfrey.
Melton and Gilbert have appeared on her career-making book list and popular programs.
There had been gossipy tidbits about their relationship on tabloids, as you might know.
However, they had not opened up about their relationship on Tabloids.
The blonde pair smiled together in a photo posted Sunday night on the Momastery blogger and mom of three’s Facebook page. She loves me for all the things I’ve always wanted to be loved for. My person,” wrote Melton, best known for her 2014 New York Times bestseller “Carry On, Warrior: The Power of Embracing Your Messy, Beautiful Life” and 2016 memoir “Love Warrior,” an Oprah Book Club pick.
She said her ex-husband supports her relationship with Wambach and that they make “beautiful, modern family” together: “They’re lucky kids, to be surrounded by so much love. Both have undergone spiritual journeys, separations and sexual awakenings.
And you can finally see your past as one long, blessed road leading you home. A post shared by Glennon Doyle (@glennondoyle) on Christian author Glennon Doyle Melton — known as the “ultimate confessional writer” for her honest portrayals of her struggling marriage, addiction and eating disorder — has opened up with another big revelation.
A few Christian writers who champion LGBT rights in the church congratulated Melton on Twitter on Sunday night. Gilbert announced in September she was in a romantic relationship with her female best friend, just two months after divorcing over the summer.
Winfrey was born in Kosciusko, Miss., in 1954, and, the way she likes to tell it, she was so impoverished that she never had any new dresses or dolls and had to adopt two cockroaches as pets, naming them Melinda and Sandy. She may not have been well off, but Oprah was relatively "spoiled" as a little girl, her cousin said.
"Where Oprah got that nonsense about growing up in filth and roaches I have no idea," said the relative, Katherine Carr Esters.