As I was visiting some blogs, I stumbled onto a post asking the readers; “Why Do People Decide to Marry?” It got me thinking. Why do we indeed marry? It’s probably asked a million times before and answered as much but I bet that as we are diverse as the combinations of the images and colors in a kaleidoscope, we individually have a reason as to show how we loved that “other” enough to stand up in front of everyone else and declare that love publicly. I won’t attempt  to answer but  I would answer two other questions I was asked recently.

A friend just got engaged, we’ve been talking about it all and at one time she asked “how did you know that he’s the right one?” She’s referring to me getting married earlier on. I was 20. (I know, so young.) We just finished college (and she, the friend who asked, was my classmate), I got married to my then beau a few months after graduation and still in it until now.Continue Reading…