Back in the time before Facebook and Twitter and dating sites, when you met someone you cared about, you held on. You didn’t wait around to see what might happen. You didn’t stand there weighing your options.
I let down my guard, and let the chips fall where they may. Maybe I’ll end up hurt. Maybe he and I will eventually be together. But regardless, I took a risk.
Twenty years from now those children will be in college, maybe creating their own love stories. But we’re here, now, and I’m watching the beginning of what will be lifetime of love.