I jumped into a marriage waaaay too soon while ignoring big warning signs that it shouldn’t be taking place, especially since we barely knew one another. Take a divorced dude’s advice when he says waiting, working, building, sharing, knowing, and growing TAKES TIME! I have a tattoo that says, “Love can last if you only let it grow…” Growing things takes time, patience, strength, honesty, and lots work. Take it slow!
I’m sure I am not the only one who browses Facebook and quite often comes across photos of engagement rings and ultrasounds and changed last names from marriages and thinks to himself: Wait, weren’t you just single?
Everything seems to move faster these days, naturally. We have instant text messages and don’t need to send letters. We can Google something and not need to go to the library. We can get to know someone much quicker because we can talk to them any time of the day rather than limiting our interactions to sporadic phone calls or seeing each other in person.
So, it seems that it would also naturally follow that our relationships will progress faster. But the frequency of how often someone is in our life does not change our emotional capacity to develop a real lasting bond with them any quicker. We can say whatever we want…
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