The end of being spontaneous and having adventures in life.
A military couple can’t avoid periods where things are a struggle — and we grow closer to each other as a result.
You shouldn’t go out of your way to try and get hurt. But you should realize that, when you get married, you have the whole rest of your lives together to be serious and responsible and loving.
She gets that kids are expensive. She gets that sometimes they have to come first, regardless of what else is going on, and that’s not negotiable.
You know what you’d rescue if there was ever a fire in your home: the wooded recipe box that used to belong to your mom and is filled with priceless index cards with hand-written recipes on them.
She might be covered in flour, but there’s always a smile on her face.
This is one of the things that really bothers me the most — first of all, there are plenty of Christian LGBT people.
Everyone assumes that you’re going to stop going out and having fun because you’re married, even though it doesn’t mean you’re any less single than when you were just dating.
The people who made fun of their friends who got married younger (i.e. before 26) are often the people who are going to be lonely at age 30.
Anyone who is really interested in you in the long-term is going to be perfectly happy with waiting a little longer. If it’s a dealbreaker for them not to do it in the first few dates, they weren’t someone you should be seeing in the first place.