July 13, 2009
They Can't Be Married
They're too happy.
My wife and I were playing tennis this weekend next to a couple of 35-year olds. They were adorable. Being so sweet to each other. Constantly giggling.
I went up to the net and asked my wife what she thought their relationship was. She instantly replied, "Oh, they're not married."
I had thought the same thing, and for a while I felt bad about that. But, then I realized that the only difference between them and us is that we're comfortable around each other. There's no awkward tension. We still go out and have fun. Love spending time with each other. Laugh.
There's just no pressure.
But, it did make sad that nearly all relationships start like those giggling 30-somethings, and that less than half stay laughing.
Note: This post has been contributed. Photo by Brett Jordan from Pexels If you’re thinking about purchasing your next car, th...
Both in Peoria and up here in the Chicago suburbs, I have had multiple Jimmy Johns employees who have memorized my order and start preparin...
This post has been contributed. You’ve undoubtedly heard it by now. We are living an unsustainable lifestyle as a species. The fact tha...
This post has been contributed. https://unsplash.com/photos/ffmkD8dm7Zw When you first realize that you’re not feeling as health...