Marriage Isn’t For You

A lot to think about here.

Seth Adam Smith

Having been married only a year and a half, I’ve recently come to the conclusion that marriage isn’t for me.

Now before you start making assumptions, keep reading.

I met my wife in high school when we were 15 years old. We were friends for ten years until…until we decided no longer wanted to be just friends. 🙂 I strongly recommend that best friends fall in love. Good times will be had by all.

Nevertheless, falling in love with my best friend did not prevent me from having certain fears and anxieties about getting married. The nearer Kim and I approached the decision to marry, the more I was filled with a paralyzing fear. Was I ready? Was I making the right choice? Was Kim the right person to marry? Would she make me happy?

Then, one fateful night, I shared these thoughts and concerns with my dad.

Perhaps each…

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. NEO
    Nov 03, 2013 @ 19:44:12

    A very great and true article, CL. Thanks for finding it.

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  2. Carmen
    Nov 04, 2013 @ 20:31:53

    Too true. When you love someone ,you want to see them happy and your happiness escalates when it feels like team spirit a joint ,shared glee but happiness is an individual choice. It is not controlled by your partner meaning he/she cannot control your happiness with an on/off button. You are ultimately responsible for your own measure of happiness. You can do your best in a partnership but its up to the individual to action the emotion.

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