6.09.2009

How did I get here? Part I

My "starter" marriage happened when I was very young: 21 years old (too young for me anyway). I was divorced by age 23. I don't regret it; I think I did most of my growing up during that time. I was serving my country far away from home, he was also serving 2,000 miles away from me during our first year of marriage. It was a challenge and ultimately we realized that it could not work. 

For the last 8 years, I've been enjoying life while still in the military, traveling and dating...Dating is not for the faint of heart, that's for sure. Dating is like riding a roller coaster after you eat your favorite lunch. You are looking forward to it but you know there is a high possibility that it will not end well. I dated for 8 years and I can confirm that they were truly up and down. In fact, last year I truly started thinking that I was getting so used to living the single life I thought it would be nearly impossible to ever live with anyone again.

Well, let's just say that just when you think it's not going to happen...it does....more to follow.

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1 comment:

Nerdy Jess said...

I'm an encore bride. I had my starter marriage at 20 and was divorced by the time I was 23. Best decision I ever made. I stumbled on my husband accidentally and have been completely happy ever since. Love the blog, I'm here from SITS, I'll def be back ;)

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