The Moment I Knew

"I simply wasn’t capable of stifling my dreams and passions any longer, nor did I want to."
"I knew I had moved on when I realized I hadn't thought about my ex-wife for days."
To this day I cry every time I think of this special moment. We're all searching for our mission, our reason for being on this planet. I feel like I found mine that day. And it all started with such a simple gesture.
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Pain rushed through me, only it wasn't in my stomach, but my heart. Was this really happening? Did he just walk away?
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The sound of the ambulance screaming through the late evening hours only heightened the fear of what was coming next.
Looking back on that day, some folks would have called me crazy to marry a man I had only known for a year. But I knew, deep down, that he was the one for me.
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1. "After we spent the night [together] for the first time, I woke up alone. After replaying the last night [in my head] to
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