“When I was in 3rd grade, I found Polaroids of my parents getting down and dirty on their honeymoon.”
Love isn’t enough. Marry the person who brings out your best and will stand beside you at your worst.
Sometimes second chances work out and it’s amazing. Other times it’s…less amazing.
No matter how hard I tried to keep chapstick on their dry lips, or make sure they took their multivitamins during breakfast, or picked up their loose toys and put them in the chest, or swept the floor, I felt like I was never going to catch up.
When evaluating potential life mates, you focus on their actual strengths instead of fixating on superficial traits like height, weight, breast size, butt shape, or bicep circumference. (At least, you take their actual strengths into serious consideration.)
Real men tell us how they really feel about a tradition that’s rarely questioned.
Perhaps the provider quality is attractive for both a husband and a father, but you’d guess that someone who references “birthing hips” ain’t especially looking for a wife.
Carrying a little purse that was completely unnecessary because it had nothing in it.
“He’s my best friend and I don’t believe anyone has ever understood me in the way he does. There’s still flowers and breakfast in bed and long walks together and spontaneous romance. There’s just little to no sex.”
Being teen parents is not something anyone should do intentionally, no matter the circumstances. It’s difficult and tiring and it does make life much, much harder.