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Marriage and Becoming a New Person. What doesn't have to be left behind.

Recently, I had a conversation with a girlfriend of mine. She and I have known each other since we were 13. We've gone through some difficult times on both ends of our relationship, which turned long-distance, together. My plans before meeting the future husband were simple, I wanted to go for my Master's of Fine Arts in Creative Writing- the MFA. Education was the most important thing to me. It was the only thing to me. What else did I have to care about? A family that kept me around for co-dependency? Friends that were going down their own paths? My old way of life was slowly strangling me. I was dying.

Then, circumstances lined up and I found him- the One. Let the harps play and the lights shine. Within two weeks, we knew we were going to get married. It's been over two years now. We have less than 9 months until the wedding. Happiness explodes inside of me everytime I think about the big day. Yet, I had this gnawing in the back of my brain. What about all of those drea…