Is Love Enough? Overwhelmingly stressed by relentless rumors of Mica's infidelity, Hope unintentionally confronts him. Instead of finding a resolution, she miscarries. The cycle of toxic relationships continue. Desperately trying to sustain, Hope realizes she's in over her head. Smothered with lies, deceit, and scandalous affairs she struggles to keep her marriage afloat. Drowning in the sea of Mica's iniquity, gasping she decides to let go. After twelve years of riding a verbally and emotionally abusive tidal wave, Hope wipes out and plunges into the abyss. Then, like a breath of fresh air in a marriage so suffocating, her first love returns. Breathless, lost in the sea of confusion, priorities were quickly re-arranged as he taught Hope to exhale. Will love be the raft to save her or will she drown at the hands of lust? Joy Marino has traveled across America as a "military brat." Interacting with a diverse group of people, they quickly recognized her gifts. With a heart to counsel and encourage, she obtained a Bachelor's degree in psychology and minored in dance at the University of Cincinnati. Marino is a veteran of the United States Air Force. After serving her country, she returned to Cincinnati as a professional educator. With a passion to educate, she teaches high school Spanish. Marino also enjoys motivational speaking, dancing, and kick boxing. She currently resides in Ohio.