Wednesday, November 5, 2014

The Things I Wish Someone Told Me

Why You Should Ruin Your Shidduch Chances
I don’t think G-d ever said life doesn’t matter before you are married.  Life matters.  You matter.  And that thing bubbling inside of you called your life’s mission also matters

They talk of emuna. They talk of prayer. They talk of relentless badgering and incessant emails and phone calls. Sometimes they talk of the quiet... lonely... empty times.

They told me I have to behave. They told me I have to start now so I can support later.

Uch.

Well, today someone finally someone told me something that actually matters. He told me that I don't have to hide for fear of "ruining" myself. He told me I can be myself, even if I am just "myself."

Yea, I am young. Yea, I have plenty of time for marriage. But the waiting time sucks. It is a ticking clock that gets louder and slower with every passing second. So I am trying to fill each second with meaning. With magic. I want magic. I believe in magic. And most importantly, I believe in me.



2 comments:

  1. Exactly. I don't want to marry at all costs, I don't want to marry just to be married. So I am myself, which does nothing offensive but not necessarily PC. I want to meet someone I can respect and talk to, and I will wait for it, and the waiting does suck.

    But I see so many others who waited, who didn't do the PC thing, and thought that maybe it was not going to happen for them, and it did. So I shall wait, even though my intestines are withering away with every day that passes.

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  2. I totally feel you...

    At least we can wait together...

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