Love and marriage. (Reblog)

A beautiful perspective of love and marriage. So heartfelt, and honest. They say if you stay married long enough, you will go through just about everything a couple can go through. I’ve been blessed to have married a man who was my best friend first. It’s been over 10 years and 2 beautiful children later and like most couples, it’s fair to say that we have had our ups and downs. Every couple reaches points where their love and view on marriage become “selfish” (to quote Seth). Happy to have this blog post to read and re-read during those times to remind me where my focus should be. Hoping every married couple out there reads this blog post. Xo

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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