Over the past couple of weeks two mature women from church have taken me aside at different times to tell me how proud they are that I have been “selective” in my dating life. They also said they admired how I didn’t just jump into an ill-advised marriage.
Recently the talented Lea Thau revisited the “Love Hurts” conversation with a follow-up on her two-year relationship. The “m” word (marriage) came up and a huge argument ensued between Lea and her beau.
Years ago I stood by and watched my two younger siblings get married one right after the other. The impulse was to get the guy I was dating at the time to marry me as quickly as possible under whatever means necessary. (It’s embarrassing being the oldest and still unmarried!)
When did I get so old?
Recently, I was blessed to be starting a new job. Better benefits and a chance for promotion were excellent trade-offs for the job I left after six years. (That’s a long time!) Continue reading
Chronic illness is a funny thing. You don’t really think about it until you or someone you care about experiences this bane. (And is it just me are more and more people dealing with this stuff these days?) And then you find out some odd things that no doctor ever mentions: