Marriage Isn’t For You

Seth Adam Smith

Having been married only a year and a half, I’ve recently come to the conclusion that marriage isn’t for me.

Now before you start making assumptions, keep reading.

I met my wife in high school when we were 15 years old. We were friends for ten years until…until we decided no longer wanted to be just friends. 🙂 I strongly recommend that best friends fall in love. Good times will be had by all.

Nevertheless, falling in love with my best friend did not prevent me from having certain fears and anxieties about getting married. The nearer Kim and I approached the decision to marry, the more I was filled with a paralyzing fear. Was I ready? Was I making the right choice? Was Kim the right person to marry? Would she make me happy?

Then, one fateful night, I shared these thoughts and concerns with my dad.

Perhaps each…

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4 Responses to Marriage Isn’t For You

  1. emkunene says:

    What went wrong with your plan and what your advise to other people planning to get merried

  2. uzanokuhle says:

    What I’ve learned so far from my relationship and from the lovely woman in my life is that there’s nothing I can do to earn her love – she just gives it to me because she loves me. It’s truly a gift. I’m learning to give that kind of love as well; because it’s that kind of love that makes the relationship not just survive, but thrive – this article was a great reminder of that.

    Not to say our relationship is ‘perfect’ and that we get it right all the time (we’re still young and yet to be married!) so I’ll be honest and say sometimes the one and only thing that’s gotten us through is our faith in God. That’s truly been the basis for our relationship and man, it’s beautiful!

    Thanks for the comment. What are your thoughts on the article?

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