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Audrey Roloff is no stranger to the marital struggle. In 2014, the 26-year-old married Jeremy Roloff, best known from the TV show “Little People, Big World.” Though the two are still fairly new to life as spouses, they’ve made it clear to fans that, like any couple, they have their fair share of problems.

After tying the knot, Audrey and Jeremy started a marriage ministry, Beating 50 Percent, aimed at helping other young couples in their marriages while “reviving covenant marriages.”

Their goal, stated on the ministry’s website, is to encourage more in marriage:

“We aim to give more than 50% effort into our marriage. To live a life Beating 50 Percent is our mission.”

But naturally, their relationship has its ups and downs — and they’re not afraid of sharing them with the world.

Audrey is quick to post about how wonderful their relationship can be:

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The past few weeks have been pretty wild! Trips back and forth form Bend to Portland, celebrating Jeremy's birthday, meeting our nephew for the first time, writing devotionals, launching new product in my shop @shopalwaysmore filming for LPBW, packing to move, working on a big project we got coming down the pipes, fighting a cold (defintely from stress), and of course being pregnant amidst it all…?To be honest, I've had my fair share of tearful breakdowns. But I just need to quickly brag about my husband for a moment. Despite ALL of this, he has gone out of his way to make me feel loved. It was HIS birthday last week, but on the day of his birthday he bought me flowers. A few days later he surprised me with a little gift for my first Mother's Day (totally unexpected) and made dinner reservations at our favorite spot in Bend. Then a couple days ago we were running errands, and Jeremy slipped away to "make a phone call" aka run to a store across the street to get me some really nice essential oil bath bombs – I've been on a pretty regular bath routine these days?? He waited to give them to me until a specific day this week that he knew was gonna be tough. Oh, and did I mention my love languages are quality time and gifts?! I am just beyond blessed and thankful to be married to you @jeremyroloff I love you. @beating50 #beating50percent #journeyofjerandauj #stayingido pc: @toniechristine

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…he has gone out of his way to make me feel loved. It was HIS birthday last week, but on the day of his birthday he bought me flowers. A few days later he surprised me with a little gift for my first Mother’s Day (totally unexpected) and made dinner reservations at our favorite spot in Bend. Then a couple days ago we were running errands, and Jeremy slipped away to “make a phone call” aka run to a store across the street to get me some really nice essential oil bath bombs…

But she’s also quick to post about the not-so-perfect moments.

On Saturday, Audrey posted an image of the two embracing — but in the caption, she opened up about how she sometimes throws cheap, hurtful shots during their arguments:

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The never needing journey of becoming one isn’t always easy… we come from different backgrounds, upbringings, parenting, spending habits, theologies, so we are bound to have conflict. It’s not a matter of if we will fight, but when and how. Yesterday was one of those days that Jer and I needed to be reminded of how to "fight fair." We needed to be reminded how to handle conflict with parameters that are healthy and productive, rather than harmful and destructive. We needed to start acting like teammates rather than opponents. Ironcially, we posted a guest post over on @beating50 last night that we probably needed to read more than any of you. We were having a "mattress fight" and as the country song goes, I just wanted to "be mad for a while." In my anger and bitterness, I was letting bad sportsmanship red card our mission. Have you been there? Or maybe you are resonating with these words as you read them… this blog is for you. Link in bio #beating50percent #stayingido #journeyofjerandauj pc: @dawn_photo

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Her caption read, in part:

The never needing journey of becoming one isn’t always easy… we come from different backgrounds, upbringings, parenting, spending habits, theologies, so we are bound to have conflict. It’s not a matter of if we will fight, but when and how.

She then revealed that during those inevitable altercations, she and Jeremy frequently need to be reminded to “fight fair.” Instead of combatting each other, they need to remember they’re on the same team.

But just the day before, they momentarily lapsed in judgment and had a pretty significant fight:

We were having a “mattress fight” and as the country song goes, I just wanted to “be mad for a while.” In my anger and bitterness, I was letting bad sportsmanship red card our mission.

Although the expecting mother never detailed exactly what she and Jeremy were fighting about, she wrote that to actually move forward in their marriage, their arguments need to be “healthy and productive rather than harmful and destructive.”

And for two young lovebirds expecting their first child, learning how to keep their fights on track and “fair” is just another way to be better prepared for an equally challenging step in life: parenthood.

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