Abby Wambach and Glennon Doyle Melton are engaged! The retired U.S. soccer player and author of Forward: A Memoir and the creator of Momastery and author of multiple best-selling titles, including her latest, Love Warrior: A Memoir, announced their good news on Saturday, Feb. 18, on Instagram.


Abby and I decided to hold hands forever. First, fiercely, and forever @abbywambach

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Over the weekend, Wambach shared these photos of her and her beloved.


I actually don’t mind traveling when I’m with my girl. I am so lucky. Like for reals. That’s all.

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I found myself when I met you @glennondoylemelton The end. I love you!

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Wambach and Doyle Melton announced that they were a couple November 2016. This will be the second marriage for both of them. The two have been fairly open about their relationship, a fact their fans appreciate. Doyle Melton’s a Christian blogger as well as a recovering alcoholic. Wambach also is a recovering alcoholic. Their openness about their struggles have proven to be a beacon of encouragement of many.

We’re thrilled for the couple, naturally, and will excitedly cover their nuptials when they happen!