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Christian blogger announces lesbian relationship with soccer star Abby Wambach

(YouTube/Glennon Doyle Melton)Glennon Doyle Melton appears in a screen capture from a YouTube video titled "From My Cold Dead Hands."

Christian author and Momastery blog founder Glennon Doyle Melton has announced that she is currently in a relationship with retired soccer player Abby Wambach.

"Feels like the world could use all the love it can get right now. So today, I'm going to share with you my new love. Her name is Abby. You might recognize her from soccer. She was one of the best players of all time, and she has been a fierce and committed advocate for women's equality for a decade," she wrote in a Facebook.

The revelation comes three months after she announced her divorce from Craig, her husband of 14 years. According to People, Wambach also made an announcement about her divorce from her wife of three years, Sarah Huffman, two months ago.

Doyle Melton has been vocal about her position on the issue of homosexuality. In a 2013 blog post, she wrote: "Figuring out my stance on homosexuality felt like a life and death decision... I know my Jesus, I love Him, and I think if he needed me to believe that homosexuality was a sin, He would have mentioned it."

Her latest book, "Love Warrior: A Memoir," was released last September. She revealed in the book how she recovered after she found out that her longtime husband has been cheating on her, The Christian Post reported. The book was recently selected by Oprah Winfrey for her book club.

She revealed in August that she had struggled to announce the breakdown of her marriage before the release of her book. She eventually chose to reveal the news about the separation to her fans and she urged her followers not to condemn her.

The author has previously disclosed her battle with addiction and mental illness as well as the abortion of her first pregnancy. She stated in her Facebook post that she now understands what love means through her relationship with Wambach. Doyle Melton also revealed that her former husband is supportive of her new relationship.

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